In Memoriam

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This page features death notices and information about funeral services pertaining to deceased members of the Jesuit High School community. The page is frequently updated and is based mainly on information contained in the death notices published on Nola.com/Times-Picayune and in the New Orleans Advocate. The list of deceased is also compiled and printed in Jaynotes, Jesuit’s alumni publication.

Jesuit alumni who live outside the metro New Orleans region are encouraged to submit information about their deceased loved ones.

Alumni can also email us at volunteer@jesuitnola.org or call us at (504) 483-3947 to submit information or ask questions about information the In Memoriam process.

For In Memoriam listings prior to June 1, 2013, visit Jesuit’s website archives.

Posted Friday, August 18, 2023

Audrey K. Murphy

Wife of Robert D. Murphy, Sr. ’42†

Mother of Robert D. Murphy, Jr. ’69


Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a celebration of Audrey’s life on Saturday, August 19, 2023, at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., visitation from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., and Mass at 1:00 p.m.

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George A. Menes, Jr.

Grandfather of Reid E. Ellzey ’23


A memorial service to celebrate George’s life will be held on Sunday, August 20, 2023, from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at The Moore, 5616 Citrus Blvd., Harahan LA.

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Posted Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Ceaser R. Shelly, Sr.

Father of Kyle J. Shelly ’04


James R. “Jimmy” Commagere, Jr.

Father of James R. Commagere III ’88, Edward R. Commagere ’95, & Robert N. Commagere ’06

Grandfather of Michael S. Manale ’22, Andrew J. Fuller, Jr. ’25, & Benjamin R. Seale ’28


Family and friends are invited to attend services at Lake Lawn Funeral Home in Metairie, LA on Friday, August 18, 2023. Visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. with Mass and burial to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jimmy’s name to Jesuit High School, 4133 Banks St., New Orleans, LA 70119. 

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Levy J. Bouligny, Jr.

Father of Levy J. Bouligny III ’83


Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday, August 15, 2023, at St. Maria Goretti Church, 7300 Crowder Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70127 at 11:00 a.m. Visitation from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.

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Posted Friday, August 11, 2023

Leo C. Comeaux ’51

Benjamin J. de Boisblanc

Son of Jesuit High School teacher, Susan de Boisblanc; Brother of Charles E. de Boisblanc, Jr. ’13 & Joshua M. de Boisblanc ’15


Visitation will be at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, August 14, 2023, with the Rosary being prayed at 4:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the North American Martyrs at Jesuit High School, 4133 Banks St. in New Orleans. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 5:00 p.m.

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Andrew E. “Drew” Hillery II

Son of Julian S. Hillery, Jr. ’76

Brother of Julian S. Hillery III ’00, & William S. Hillery ’17


Services will be held at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 15, 2023, with visitation from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. and services following.

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John E. Fontenot, Jr. ’52

Father of Brian J. Fontenot ’75†

Brother of Donald J. Fontenot ’53†, Richard A. Fontenot ’58, Leonard J. Fontenot ’62, Timothy J. Fontenot ’66†


Posted Wednesday, August 9, 2023

Margaret A. Lartigue

Wife of C.W. Lartigue IV ’60

Mother of Jonathan W. Lartigue ’92


Relatives and Friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass in the chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. in New Orleans, on Thursday, August 10, 2023, at 12:00 p.m.. A visitation will be held at the funeral home beginning at 10:00 a.m.

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Charles E. “Charlie” Young II

Grandfather of Evan G. Duhon ’15, Joseph J. Maniscalco ’19, & Charles M. Smallpage ’27


Services will be held on Thursday, August 10, 2023, at St. Dominic Church, 775 Harrison Avenue in New Orleans. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until Mass at 1:00 p.m.

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Noella L. Black

Mother of William G. Black ’66


John E. Worrel, Sr.

Father of John E. Worrel, Jr. ’76

Grandfather of John E. Worrel III ’05, Andrew J. Worrel ’07, & Christian T. Worrel ’12


Visitation will be on Friday, August 11, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Augustine Seminary in Bay St. Louis, followed by a mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m.

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Joseph E. “Joe” Windmeyer ’64

Father of Joseph E. Windmeyer, Jr. ’91

Son of Amador G. Windmeyer ’38†


Relatives and friends are invited to the visitation at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., in New Orleans, on Saturday, August 12, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. A memorial Mass will begin in the chapel of the funeral home at 12:00 p.m.

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Carl M. Ducrow ’50

Grandfather of Michael L. Belanger ’15


Visitation will be Friday, August 11, 2023, from 10:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. with Mass at 12:00 p.m., at St. Benilde Catholic Church, 1901 Division Street, Metairie, LA 70001.

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