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 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 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 Monday, January 30, 2023

Cleon H. Gros

Wife of Edwin L. Gros ’45†

Mother of Fr. Edwin L. Gros, S.J. ’68

Grandmother of Barry L. Gros ’99 & André M. Gros ’01

Judy Brown

Mother of Fr. John Brown, S.J.

Patricia Schiro

Mother of Michael A. Schiro ’81 & Paul Schiro ’86

Grandmother of Nicholas A. Schiro ’12 & Bennett A. Schiro ’13

Nancy L. Booker

Wife of George E. Booker ’62

Marie B. Seiler

Wife of Milton Seiler ’39†

Mother of Milton W. Seiler, Jr. ’64

Grandmother of Irwin E. Spreen ’92, Brian D. Spreen ’94, & Aubrey R. Spreen ’99

Sister of George C.’46 Battalora, Jr. 42† & Harold J. Battalora ’46

Henry E. Alfortish

Father of David H. Alfortish ’69 & Kevin J. Alfortish ’74

Grandfather of Michael K. Alfortish ’03

Friends and family are invited to attend a funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, in the chapel of Mothe Funeral Home, 2100 Westbank Expressway, in Harvey. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m.

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James W. Hailey, Jr.

Father of James W. Hailey III ’84

Grandfather of Ryan P. Rouhana ’09

Visitation and funeral services will be Saturday, February 25, 2023, at Most Holy Name of Jesus Church, 6367 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA, 70118. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m., with Mass at 12:00 noon.

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Marcel F. “Butch” Dastugue III ’57

Posted Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Douglas G. Renaudin

Son of Jerome R. Renaudin ’61

Brother of Justin W. Renaudin ’96

A funeral Mass will be celebrated February 1, 2023, at Mary Queen of Peace Church, 1501 W. Causeway Approach, Mandeville, LA 70471 at 12:30 p.m. with visitation beginning at 10:30 a.m. until service time.

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Erin F. Parkinson

Mother of Blake A. Parkinson ’03 & Adam T. Parkinson ’05

Dominick A. Sciortino, Jr.

Father of Dominick A. Sciortino III ’98

Services for Dominick will be held on Thursday, January 19 at St. Clement of Rome Church. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. followed by mass at 12 p.m.

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Pedro Cazabon

Father of Jack M. Cazabon ’17 & George C. Cazabon ’23

Andrew G. Messina, Sr.

Grandfather of Andrew G. Messina ’05

Posted Friday, January 6, 2023

Ronald C. Francis ’50

Father of Keith P. Francis ’85

Posted Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Antoinette C. Maselli

Mother of Joseph Maselli, Jr. ’65, Frank M. Maselli ’68, & Michael G. Maselli ’78

Grandmother of Joseph Maselli III ’97†

A Funeral Mass will be held at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 1139 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans, LA, on Thursday, December 22, 2022, with visitation beginning at 9 a.m. and Mass at 11 a.m.

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