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, February 27, 2014

Shelia Ann Pierre

Wife of Daniel Pierre

Employee of Jesuit High School

Wake 10-11 a.m. Saturday 3/1/14

Service 11 a.m. Saturday 3/1/14

At Power House Church of God

4300 power Blvd.


Posted Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Stewart Sheng

Father of Gavin L. Sheng ‘18

Wake 5-8 p.m. Friday 2/28/14

10-11 a.m. Saturday 3/1/14

Services 11 a.m. Saturday 3/1/14

At Lake Lawn


Norman Redmond Kerth

Grandfather of Kerth J. Grevener ’97 and Kyle R. Berner ‘99

Wake 11:30-2 p.m. Friday 2/28/14

Mass 2 p.m. Friday 2/28/14

At Greenwood


Posted Tuesday, February 25, 2014

John Melnyk, Jr.

Grandfather of Jackson V. Melnyk ‘17

Wake 10:30-11 a.m. Friday 2/28/14

Services 11 a.m. Friday 2/28/14

At Lake Lawn


Edgar Joseph Harris

Grandfather of Gerard A. Harris, Jr. ‘03

Wake 10:30-12 noon Thursday 3/6/14

Mass 12 noon Thursday 3/6/14

At Lake Lawn


Linda Labanca Armbruster

Wife of Robert J. Armbruster ‘52

Mother of Paul C. Armbruster ‘82

Wake 10-12 noon Thursday 2/27/14

Mass 12 noon Thursday 2/27/14

At Lake Lawn


Posted Monday, February 24, 2014

Alice Haas Puissegur

Sister of Edward N. Haas ‘53

Wake 5-8 p.m. Sunday 2/23/14

Wake 9-10 a.m. Monday 2/24/14

Mass 10 a.m. Monday 2/24/14

At Jacob Schoen and Son

Canal Street


Peter Joseph Ferrier

Grandfather of Anthony M. ’92 and Alan M. Williams ‘03

Wake 9-10 a.m. Tuesday 2/25/14

Mass 10 a.m. Tuesday 2/25/14

At Corpus Christi-Epiphany

2022 St. Bernard Ave.


Brett Thomas Doussan

Brother of Michael C. Doussan ‘98

Grandson of the late Cleary J. Doussan ‘39

Wake 9-11 a.m. Monday 2/24/14

Mass 11 a.m. Monday 2/24/14

At St. Pius X

6666 Spanish Fort Blvd.


Karen Godall Arena

Mother of Justin D. Arena ‘18

Wake 10:30-12:30 p.m. Tuesday 2/25/14

Mass 12:30 p.m. Tuesday 2/25/14

At St. Matthew the Apostle

10021 Jefferson Hwy


Posted Saturday, February 22, 2014

Edith Claire Ziegler Maillian

Grandmother of Daniel W. Riehm III ‘00

Wake 9-12 noon Monday 2/24/14

Mass 12 noon Monday 2/24/14

At Leitz-Eagan

4747 Veterans

Posted Friday, February 21, 2014

Bernard Louis Ruckstuhl’53

Brother of Richard E. ’48, Theodore J. ’50, and John R. Ruckstuhl ‘59

Services in Baton Rouge LA


Catherine Flanagan

Sister of Lawrence J. ’44 and the late Thomas J. Flanagan, Jr. ‘37

Wake 12:30-2 p.m. Saturday 2/22/14

Mass 2 p.m. Saturday 2/22/14

At Lake Lawn


Posted Thursday, February 20, 2014

Marian Bertrand Shaw

Mother of C. Gregory Shaw ‘73

Services in Mary Ester FL.


Robert Kevin Long

Son of the late Robert A. Long ‘48

Wake 2:30-3 p.m. Friday 2/21/14

Mass 3 p.m. Friday 2/21/14

At Lake Lawn