In Memoriam

Enter text or last two digits of any year to search

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 25, 2021

Kennedy J. Gilly, Jr.

Son of Kennedy J. Gilly ’42†

The funeral service and burial will be private.

Link to obituary

Margery C. Quick

Mother of Leonard C. Quick ’79

Grandmother of Brandt M. Quick ’99

Services and interment will be private.

Link to obituary

William H. Slaughter III ’61

Father of William H. Slaughter IV ’98

Services will be held on Saturday, September 11, 2021, at 1:00 p.m., at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Treme.

Link to obituary

John C. Thomas, Jr. ’57

Father of Eric W. ’80 & Brian D. Thomas ’87

Grandfather of Matthew J. ’09 & Alex S. Thomas ’18

Link to obituary

Posted Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Thomas F. Todd ’62

Son of Lewis J. Todd ’29†

Brother of Br. Terry N. Todd ’58

A visitation for Thomas will be held on Monday, August 16, 2021, 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, 7010 Chetwood, Houston, TX 77081, followed by a Rosary at 7:00 p.m.  A visitation also be held on Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m., at Saint Vincent De Paul, 6800 Buffalo Speedway, Houston, TX 77025, followed by Mass at 10:30 a.m. Tommy will be buried in the Todd family tomb on Friday, August 20, at Greenwood Cemetery, 5190 Canal Blvd., #200, New Orleans. A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date.

Link to obituary 

Roy G. Guste, Jr. ’69

Due to COVID, a private family ceremony will be held at Metairie Cemetery. A Celebration of Life and viewing of Roy’s many photographs will be announced at a later date.

Link to obituary 

Betty B. Drury

Wife of Lloyd L. Drury ’42†

Mother of L. Leonard, Jr. ’65 & David B. Drury ’67

Grandmother of Lloyd L. III ’89, Eric J. 95, & Jonathan S. Drury ’98 and Kevin M. ’00 & Michael F. Block ’02

Great-grandmother of Max. J. Drury ’18

Link to obituary

Annamary K. Miester

Mother of Donald J., Jr. ’83 & Mark M. Miester ’86

Link to obituary

Posted Monday, August 9, 2021

Celia M. McCormick

Wife of Colin L. McCormick ’66

Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday August 14, at St Peter’s Catholic Church in LaGrange, Georgia. Burial in the McCormick tomb in Lake Lawn cemetery will be private.

Link to obituary 

Terrence C. Sloan ’66

A Memorial Mass to be held at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 4640 Canal Street, New Orleans, on Tuesday, August 10, at 3:00 p.m. Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. Interment in Rosaryville Cemetery in Springfield, LA will immediately follow the Mass. All are welcome to attend.

Link to obituary 

Posted Thursday, August 5, 2021

Richard P. Wilke ’64

A celebration of life will be held at a later date due to COVID.

Link to obituary 

Jeannie H. Wilke

Wife of Richard P. Wilke ’64†

A celebration of life will be held at a later date due to COVID.

Link to obituary 

Posted Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Melvin P. Robicheaux

Father of Paul M. ’81 & Cliff D. Robicheaux ’85

Relatives and friends are invited to attend services on Thursday, August 5, at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. New Orleans, LA 70124. Visitation will begin at 11:30 a.m. with Mass at 2:00 p.m.

Link to obituary 

Thomas P. Henican

Father of James E. Henican ’20

Brother of C. Ellis Henican III ’76

Son of C. Ellis Henican, Jr. ’51†

Grandson of C. Ellis Henican, Sr. ’22†

Friends and family will gather for a funeral on Friday, August 6, at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124. Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m.

Link to obituary 

Clifton W. Sanchez ’78

Brother of James R. ’77 & Stephen A. Sanchez ’79

A celebration of Clif’s life will be held at the Umlauf Sculpture Gardens, 605 Azie Morton Road, Austin, TX, on Saturday, August 7, at 6:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. A celebration of his life will also be held in New Orleans in October.

Link to obituary