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 Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Mary R. Nuttli

Wife of Thomas G. Nuttli, Sr. ’77

Mother of Thomas G. Nuttli, Jr. ’05 & John N. Nuttli ’18


Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 16, 2024, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans. On Wednesday, January 17, 2024, a visitation will be held at St. Catherine of Siena Church in Metairie at 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at noon.

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Posted Thursday, December 28, 2023

Keith D. LaRose ’66

Posted Tuesday, December 26, 2023

Paul A. Bienvenue

Father of Matthew P. Bienvenue ’04, David A. Bienvenue ’09, & Benjamin T. Bienvenue ’11


Carling L. Dinkler III

Father of Carling L. Dinkler IV ’98


Mary H. Glassman

Grandmother of J. Iggy Miles ’25


Frank C. Dudenhefer, Jr. ’63

Father of Frank C. Dudenhefer III ’88

Grandfather of Benjamin M. Green ’09, Nicholas S. Green ’15, Even P. Dudenhefer ’16, & Gabriel C. Green ’19


Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral Mass at Jesuit High School, Chapel of the North American Martyrs, 310 S. Solomon St, New Orleans, LA 70119 on Wednesday December 27, 2023, at 12:00 p.m.. Friends may visit between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m..

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Posted Thursday, December 14, 2023

Irwin N. “Beanie” Shirer, Jr. ’45

Brother of Joseph A. Shirer ’48†, Richard H. Shirer ’51†, Frederick D. Shirer ’52†, & Robert J. Shirer ’54


Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral Mass at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, December 15, 2023, at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 529 W. 5th Street, LaPlace, LA 70068. Visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m.

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Posted Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Donald D. “Ducky” Dietze, Sr.

Grandfather of H. Dexter Webster III ’19, Donald D. Webster ’19, & David C. Webster ’21


Robert R. “Bob” Wooderson

Grandfather of Robert W. Wooderson ’00, Kyle J. Wooderson ’07, and Bryce S. Wooderson ’21


Relatives and friends are invited to attend Services and Christian Burial on Friday, December 15, 2023, at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70124. Visitation will begin at 8:30 a.m., followed by services at 10:00 a.m.

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Marianne S. Vaccaro

Mother of Joseph A. Vaccaro ’86 & S. Andy Vaccaro ’93


A visitation for Marianne will be held Tuesday, December 12, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124, followed by a funeral Mass at 1:00 p.m.

Posted Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Richard P. “Rick” Foley ’73

Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m. at Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home, 3827 Canal St., New Orleans, LA on Saturday, December 9, 2023, with the memorial service at 12:00 noon.

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Posted Tuesday, December 5, 2023

William T. “Bill” Abbott, Jr. ’63

Friends and relatives are invited to attend a visitation and memorial at Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home, 3827 Canal St., on Monday, December 11, 2023. Public visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. with a memorial service immediately following the visitation at 11:00 a.m.

Mary A. “Melsy” Saunders

Wife of Edgar B. Saunders, Jr. ’51

Grandmother of Shelby C. Johnson ’06, Joshua S. DeBlieux ’13 & Zachary A. DeBlieux ’16


Relatives and friends are invited to attend the memorial Mass in the chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. in New Orleans, on Saturday, December 9, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. A visitation will be held at the funeral home beginning at 11:00 a.m.

Eric. P. Cifreo ’89

Brother of Craig P. Cifreo ’93 & Paul R. Cifreo ’00


A memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, December 9, 2023, at St. Benilde Catholic Church in Metairie at 11:00 a.m., with visitation in the church between 9:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.

Robert J. Burlet, Jr. ’67

Father of Robert K. Burlet III ’89 & Mark J. Burlet ’91


Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the interment ceremony on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at McDonoghville Cemetery, 520 Hancock St., Gretna.

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