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 Saturday, May 10, 2014

John Marie Schrewe’51

Wake 10:30-12:30 p.m. Wednesday 5/15/14

Mass 12:30 p.m. Wednesday 5/15/14

At Tharp Sontheimer Tharp

1600 N. Causeway Blvd


Thomas Joseph Merrihew

Son of the late Warren J. Merrihew ‘41

Graveside services 11 a.m. Wednesday 5.21.14

At All Saints Mausoleum


Posted Friday, May 9, 2014

Dennis R. Schafer

Father of Russell K. ’03 and Michael P. Schafer ‘05

Services in Slidell LA


Catherine Clemente Foreman

Grandmother of Jeffrey L. Foreman ‘97

Wake 12-1 p.m. Monday 5/12/14

Services 1 p.m. Monday 5/12/14

At Tharp Sontheimer Tharp

1600 N. Causeway Blvd


Eleanor Louque Bindewald

Wife of the late Joseph J. Bindewald, Jr. ‘58

Services in Slidell LA


Posted Thursday, May 8, 2014

Althea Oma Lennox Tessier

Mother of the late Mark A. Tessier ‘65

Services private


Hilda Gracias Casaly

Grandmother of Derek W. ’84, Curtis B. ’86, and Kevin S. Franklin ‘89

Wake 9-10 a.m. Saturday 5/10/14

Services 10 a.m. Saturday 5/10/14

At Tharp Sontheimer Tharp

1600 N. Causeway Blvd.


Posted Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Ivy Hansford McNabb, Sr

Grandfather of Gregg A. Putnam, Jr. ‘12

Services in Bolivar LA


James Daly Gaulon

Son of the late Aristide C. Gaulon ‘1918

Wake 11-1 p.m. Friday 5/9/14

Mass 1 p.m. Friday 5/9/14

At Leitz-Eagan

4747 Veterans


Edith Terrell Canal

Wife of the late William B. Canal, Jr. ‘48

Mother of Robert T. Canal ‘85

Wake 10-11 a.m. Friday 5/9/14

Mass 11 a.m. Friday 5/9/14

At St. Rita’s

7100 Jefferson Hwy


Flora Be

Mother of Robert M. ’84 and Raymond Be ‘87

Wake 9-11 a.m. Saturday 5/10/14

Mass 11 a.m. Saturday 5/10/14

At St. Benilde

1901 Division


Posted Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Stanley John Sirgo

Grandfather of Fred M. Trowbridge III ‘03

Wake 10-12 noon Saturday 5/10/14

Mass 12 noon Saturday 5/10/14

At St. Bernard Memorial

701 W. Virtue St.

Chalmette LA


Glen Derbes Eagan

Grandmother of Harvey M. Couch, William C. ’98 and Jean Paul Perrilliat ‘03, L. Reiss Eagan ’05

Sister of the Late Max J. Derbes, Jr. ‘39

Wake 10-11:30 a.m. Friday 5/9/14

Mass 11:30 a.m. Friday 5/9/14

At Holy Name of Jesus


Posted Sunday, May 4, 2014

Leslie Claire Webre

Sister of the late James E. Webre III ‘61

Wake 9-11 a.m. Wednesday 5/7/14

Mass 11 a.m. Wednesday 5/7/14

At Lake Lawn


Posted Saturday, May 3, 2014

Clinton J. Romig

Grandfather of Eric S. ’90, Clinton J. III ’94, Bradley S. ’01 and Jeffrey K. Romig ‘06

Brother of the late Ralph J. Romig ‘35

Services in Mandeville LA