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 Tuesday, October 25, 2022

James L. Butler

Father of Bradley J. Butler ’93

Posted Friday, October 7, 2022

Geralyn P. White

Sister of Lloyd Passafume, Jr. ’76 & David Passafume ’80

Family and friends are invited to attend Geralyn’s Celebration of Life on Saturday, October 15, 2022, at the Lion’s Club of Metairie, 1627 Metairie Road, Metairie, LA 70005 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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Patricia Lynn D. Schully

Wife of Roy A. Schully ’59†

Brock L. Bravo-Lacayo ’65

Brother of Jorgé J. Bravo ’63

Patrick A. Hyde ’83

Posted Thursday, October 6, 2022

James C. “Jim” Azcona ’44

Father of James C. Azcona, Jr. ’71

A funeral service for family and close friends will be held on Thursday, October 6, 2022, at Greenwood Funeral Home. Visitation at 12:00 noon followed by Mass at 12:45 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Jesuit High School of New Orleans, 4133 Banks Street, New Orleans, LA 70119.

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Posted Thursday, September 22, 2022

Margaret S. Escousse

Wife of Bradley Escousse ’80

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

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans LA, on Saturday, October 8, 2022, at 12:00 noon. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m.

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Posted Friday, September 16, 2022

Emile P. Lafourcade, Jr. ’60

Father of Emile P. Lafourcade III ’90; Brother of Alan T. Lafourcade ’65

Visitation will be on Friday, September 16, 2022, at St. Ann Church and Shrine, 3601 Transcontinental Dr., Metairie, LA 70006, beginning at 10 a.m., followed by a Memorial Mass at noon.

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Jesse J. Anthony, Jr. ’85

Brother of Gerald W. Anthony ’88

A Celebration service honoring the life and legacy of the late Mr. Jessie James Anthony, Jr., will be held in the Chapel of Charbonnet Labat Glapion Funeral Home, 1615 St. Philip Street, New Orleans, LA 70116 on Saturday, September 17, 2022, at 1 p.m. Visitation at 12 noon in the Chapel.

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Mary Jane S. Butera

Wife of the Clendon J. Butera ’41†

Mother of Barry M. Butera ’74 & Brian J. Butera ’75

Grandmother of Barry M. Butera, Jr. ’06, Benjamin J. Butera ’08, Robert C. Butera ’11 & Brandon J. Butera ’13, Daniel S. Fitzpatrick ’09, Kevin Michael Fitzpatrick ’11 & Michael P. McGovern ’21

Visitation will be at Jacob Schoen and Son Funeral Home, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119, on Saturday, September 17, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at Jesuit High School’s Chapel of the North American Martyrs, 310 S. Solomon St., New Orleans, LA at 2:00 p.m.

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Christian Karcher

Father of Jacques C. Karcher ’21

Please join us, Sunday, September 18, 2022 as we celebrate the life and legacy of Christian Karcher. Visitation will be held at Jacob Schoen and Son Funeral Home, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119, from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. A memorial service will immediately follow.

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Posted Friday, September 9, 2022

Mary Alice Long

Mother of Thomas J. Long ’67, Daniel A. Long ’68, & James H. Long ’73

A memorial service will be held at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Drive, Metairie, LA  on Saturday, September 10, 2022, with visitation at 11:00 a.m.  followed by Mass at 12:00 p.m.

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Moon Landrieu ’48

Father of Mitchell J. Landrieu ’78, Martin E. Landrieu ’81 & Maurice E. Landrieu ’84

Grandfather of Jacques P. Landrieu ’09, Matthew J. Landrieu ’09, Tyler M. Landrieu ’09, Benjamin P. Landrieu ’11, Martin J. Landrieu ’13, Adam E. Landrieu ’17, William K. Landrieu ’18

Brother of Joseph G. Landrieu, Jr. ’44†

A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church on Loyola University’s campus in New Orleans, with Archbishop Gregory Aymond officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the church.

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Posted Thursday, September 1, 2022

Gerard A. “Jerry” Ballanco ’60

A celebration of Jerry’s life will be held at the New Orleans Botanical Garden on Sunday, March 19, 2023, at a time to be announced.

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Bradley M. Driscoll ’03

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation on Saturday, September 3, 2022, at 11:45 a.m. followed by a Mass at 1:30 p.m. with a reception to follow at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 105 Bonnabel Blvd., Metairie, LA. 

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