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 Thursday, January 23, 2014

Albert J. Luke, Jr.’54

Father of Albert J. III ’80, Thomas J. ’82 and Robert J. Luke ‘89

Wake 9-11 a.m. Saturday 1/25/14

Mass 11 a.m. Saturday 1/25/14

At Tharp Sontheimer Tharp

1600 N. Causeway


Elva Jamison LaBruyere

Mother of Louis R. LaBruyere III ‘63

Grandmother of Louis R. IV ’87 and Paul B. LaBruyere ’89, Carl J. Servat III ‘93

Wake 10-12 noon Saturday 1/25/14

Mass 12 noon Saturday 1/25/14

At Lake Lawn


Posted Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Friar Naomi Garvey

Grandmother of Nicholas P. Garvey ‘03

Wake 11-1 p.m. Thursday 1/23/14

Service 1 p.m. Thursday 12314

At Jacob Schoen and Son

Canal Street


Julie Anne Heidingsfelder

Daughter of Harold H. Heidingsfelder, Jr. ‘56

Sister of Eric H. ’81 and Ross J. Heidingsfelder ‘82

Wake 10-12 noon Friday 1/24/14

Rosary 11:30 a.m. Friday 1/24/14

Mass 12 noon Friday 1/24/14

At Lake Lawn


Dorothy Kenney Ulmer

Great grandmother of Salvatore S. Ovella IV ‘17

Wake 11-1 p.m. Wednesday 1/22/14

Mass 1 p.m. Wednesday 1/22/14



Posted Sunday, January 19, 2014

William L. Jerome III’70

Wake 11-1 p.m. Wednesday 1/22/14

Services 1 p.m. Wednesday 1/22/14

At Leitz-Eagan

4747 Veterans


Posted Saturday, January 18, 2014

Michael Ryder Cuccia’ 60

Wake 9-11 a.m. Monday 1/20/14

Mass 11 a.m. Monday 1/20/14

At Greenwood


Gloria Scramuzza Lama

Grandmother of Anthony G. III ’97 and Nick S. Lama ‘99

Wake 10:30-1 p.m. Monday 1/20/14

Services 1 p.m. Monday 1/20/14

At Jacob Schoen and Son

Canal Street


Posted Friday, January 17, 2014

Jacqueline Todaro Marcello

Grandmother of Carlos J. ’79, Steven A. ’81, and Dean M. Marcello

Services were held 1/14/14


Posted Thursday, January 16, 2014

Henry J.B. Daries

Father of Henry J. Daries ‘64

Wake 9-12 noon Monday 1/20/14

Services 12 noon Monday 1/20/14

At Lake Lawn


Velma Becknell Schexnayder

Mother of James J. Schexnayder ‘66

Grandmother of John E. Carr III ‘07

Wake 9-11 a.m. Saturday 1/18/14

Mass 11 a.m. Saturday 1/18/14

At Mothe’s

2100 Westbank Expwy


Posted Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Donald R. Coughlin

Grandfather of Dennis R. Coughlin, Jr. ‘98

Wake 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday 1/16/17

At Leitz-Eagan

4747 Veterans

Wake 10-11 a.m. Friday 1/17/14

Mass 11 a.m. Friday 1/17/14

At St. Edward the Confessor

4921 W Metairie


Mary Melancon Jackson

Grandmother of John K. Jackson ‘17

Services in Norco LA


Mary Anne McCune Messonnier

Grandmother of Michael J. ’97 and Christopher M. Messonnier, Nathan M. ’00 and Matthew J. Bolton ’02

Sister of Michael M. ’52 and James F. McCune ‘54

Wake 10-1 p.m. Friday 1/17/14

Mass 1 p.m. Friday 1/17/14

At Greenwood


Joseph Anthony Palermo

Step grandfather of Brandon J. ’99 and Jeffrey M. Fick ‘02

Wake 12-2 p.m. Friday 1/17/14

Mass 2 p.m. Friday 1/17/14

At Lake Lawn