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 Wednesday, August 9, 2023

Peter W. Bassil ’79

Brother of Gregory C. Bassil ’75

Posted Thursday, July 27, 2023

Wilbur A. “Wil” Toups, Jr. ’57

Father of W. Anthony Toups III ’81 & Timothy J. Toups ’86

Grandfather of Stephen A. Toups ’08 & James Peyton Toups ’19

Brother of George R. Toups ’60†

Wil’s life will be celebrated on Friday, July 28, 2023 at St. Francis of Assisi Church at 631 State Street with public visitation at 10:00 a.m. and the Funeral Mass at 12:00 p.m.

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Posted Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Henry J. “Hank” Bergeron, Jr. ’51

Father of Henry J. Bergeron III ’79 & Robert E. Bergeron ’81

Grandfather of Henry J. Bergeron IV ’00

A Catholic Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2023, at Jesuit High School’s Chapel of the North American Martyrs. Visitation begins at 9:00 a.m. and Mass begins at 10:00 a.m.

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John S. Barbara, Jr.

Father of John S. Barbara III ’75

Grandfather of James D. Barbara ’01, Daniel J. Barbara ’02, Travis J. Barbara ’05, John S. Barbara IV ’10, Brian M. Barbara ’11, Joshua M. Bourgeois ’13, & Mitchell J. Bourgeois ’14

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans, LA, on Thursday, June 22, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. A visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m.

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Sean P. Deeney ’98

Brother of James V. Deeney ’94

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 3863 Summer Ave., Memphis, TN, on Thursday, June 22, 2023, at 10:00 a.m.

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Posted Tuesday, June 20, 2023

Janet H. Raymond

Wife of Doice J. Raymond, Jr. ’45†

Mother of Kirt G. Raymond ’70 & Robert L. Raymond ’73

Grandmother of Michael H. Raymond ’06, Taylor R. Martina ’08, Craig J. Raymond ’08, & Logan C. Raymond ’18

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral Mass at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, Kenner, LA at 12:00 noon on June 21, 2023. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m.

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Posted Monday, June 19, 2023

Eugene J. “Gene” Blanchard, Jr. ’54

Father of Brian J. Blanchard ’88 & Bradley P. Blanchard ’91†

Family, friends and others whose lives were touched by Gene are invited to celebrate his memory at a memorial service at St. Angela Merici Church, 835 Melody Drive, Metairie, LA, 70002, on Tuesday June 20, 2023. A gathering of friends and family will begin at 10:00 a.m., followed by Mass at 11:00 a.m.

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Posted Monday, June 12, 2023

Donald P. “Don” Dufour

Father of Paul J. Dufour ’98

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 13, 2023, in New Orleans at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 6666 Spanish Fort Blvd. Visitation begins at 10:00 a.m. and Mass begins at noon.

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Joseph C. Torregano, Jr. ‘2000

Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on June 13, 2023, at St. Gabriel the Archangel Church at 10:00 a.m. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.

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Joseph A. “Joe” Barreca ’43

Father of Joseph A. Barreca, Jr. ’73, Gerald A. Barreca ’76, & Kevin G. Barreca ’84

A memorial service will be held at St. Pius X Catholic Church on June 17, 2023, at 10:30 a.m., with visitation beginning at 9:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Frank & Josephine Gallo Barreca Scholarship at Jesuit High School.

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Posted Thursday, June 8, 2023

George J. Flick, Jr. ’58

A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Church in Blacksburg, VA on Saturday, June 10, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

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Posted Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Lyle J. Schilling ’99

Son of Louis J. “LJ” Schilling III ’69

Brother of Lance J. Schilling ’94†

Visitation will be held Friday, June 9, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. until noon at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 105 Bonnabel Blvd., Metairie, LA. A Catholic Mass will begin at noon, with a private burial to follow.

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Seymour J. “Bruce” Broussard ’48

Brother of Erroll F. Broussard, Jr. ’46

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral service at E. J. Fielding Funeral Home, 2260 W 21st Avenue, Covington, Louisiana on Thursday, June 8, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. with visitation beginning at 12:00 p.m. until service time.

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Clarence D. Heltz, Sr.

Grandfather of Garrett J. Powell ’08

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Millet Guidry Funeral Home 2806 W. Airline Hwy, LaPlace, LA on Thursday, June 8, 2023 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Friday, June 9, 2023 at St. Peter Catholic Church, 1550 Hwy 44, Reserve from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. Interment in St. Peter Cemetery.

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Charles T. “Tommy” deMahy III ’88

Brother of Adam D. deMahy ’96