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, August 12, 2014

John Melvin Bonura

Grandfather of Kenneth J. Domilise ‘92

Wake 10:30-12 noon Wednesday 8/13/14
Mass 12 noon Wednesday 8/13/14
At St. Catherine of Siena
105 Bonnabel

Posted Sunday, August 10, 2014

Marilyn McDonald Vallette

Sister of Gary T. McDonald ‘61

Wake 6-9 p.m. Tuesday 8/12/14
At Mothe’s
1300 Vallette St.
Wake 9-11 a.m. Wednesday 8/13/14
Mass 11 a.m. Wednesday 8/13/14
At St. Andrew the Apostle
3105 Eaton Street

Erin Elizabeth Tierney

Mother of Rene M. Tierney ‘07

Wake 10-11 a.m. Wednesday 8/13/14
Mass 11 a.m., Wednesday 8/13/14
At St. Dominic
775 Harrison Ave.

James Joseph Field

Brother of the late Theodore R. Field ‘46

Wake 9-11 a.m. Monday 8/11/14
Mass 11 a.m. Monday 8/11/14
At Greenwood

Posted Saturday, August 9, 2014

Ignatius Spinnato

Father of Brian J. ’86 and Scott M. Spinnato ‘93

Wake 11-1 p.m. Monday 8/11/14
Mass 1 p.m. Monday 8/11/14
At Lake Lawn

George Sidney Menard’ 56

Son of the late P. August Menard ‘29

Brother of Robert L. ’54 and the late Paul A. Menard, Jr. ‘51

Services in Slidell LA

Rosalie DeBattista Daigle

Grandmother of Perry M. Picou ‘93

Wake 9-11 a.m. Monday 8/11/14
Mass 11 a.m. Monday 8/11/14
At Holy Name of Mary
400 Verret St.

Posted Friday, August 8, 2014

Hilda LeBlanc Rodrigue

Grandmother of Jared P. Rodrigue ‘09

Services in Destrehan LA

Posted Thursday, August 7, 2014

Marian Read Boswell

Mother of C. Gantt Boswell II ‘65

Sister of Henry J. ’36 and the late E. Howard Read. ‘30

Services were held in Covington LA

Posted Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Audrey Cognevich Thompson

Grandmother of Brian A. Lee, Jr. ‘03

Wake 9-11 a.m. Saturday 8/9/14
Mass 11 a.m. Saturday 8/9/14
At Holy Name of Mary
400 Verret St.

Jeanne Marie Ganucheau Poynot

Grandmother of W. Joseph Poynot ‘09

Wake 11-1 p.m. Friday 8/8/14
Mass 1 p.m. Friday 8/8/14
At Jacob Schoen and Son
Canal Street

Nancy Klein Killeen

Grandmother of Zachary J. ’12 and Dominic J. Carmello ‘15

Memorial Mass 4 p.m. Friday 8/8/14
At Mater Dolorosa
1230 N. Carrollton Ave.
Celebration of Life service in near future

Posted Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Barbara LeBlanc Samrow

Daughter of the late Stanley E. LeBlanc ‘31

Sister of Stanley E., Jr. ’62 and James E. LeBlanc ‘67

Services in Slidell LA

Paul Francis Cressy’ 87

Father of Gray V. Cressy ‘16

Son of David S. Cressy ‘55

Brother of David S. Cressy, Jr. ‘83

Wake 9-11 a.m. Saturday 8/9/14
Mass 11 a.m. Saturday 8/9/14
At Jesuit High School
Donations to Jesuit High School, 4133 Banks St., New Orleans LA 70119 or on line

Posted Saturday, August 2, 2014

Doris Mustacchia Alfortish

Mother of David H. ’69 and Kevin J. Alfortish ‘74

Grandmother of Michael K. Alfortish ‘03

Wake 10-1:30 p.m. Monday 8/4/14
Mass 1:30 p.m. Monday 8/4/14
At Mothe’s
2100 Westbank Expwy.