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 Times-Picayune and in the N.O. 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 CLICK HERE to submit information about their deceased loved ones. Alumni can also email Maura Owers or call her direct line at (504) 483-3947 to submit information or ask questions about information in this page.

For In Memoriam listings prior to June 1, 2013, visit Jesuit’s website archives.

Posted Saturday, May 30, 2020

Edmond Louis Daigle Sr. ’53

Brother of F. Roy Daigle ’51

Visitation at 11 a.m. and Mass at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, June 1, 2020 at St Clement of Rome, 4317 Richland Ave, Metairie, LA.

Posted Thursday, May 28, 2020

Barbara Gusman Normand

Mother of Torin M. ’83 & Marc Christopher Normand ’90

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 30, 2020 at St Anthony of Padua Church in Gretna, LA

Cynthia Adolph Doskey

Grandmother of Ryker M. Doskey ’11

Visitation at 9 a.m. & Mass at 11 a.m. on Saturday May 30, 2020 at St. Ann Church and Shrine in Metairie, LA.

Burial will be private

Posted Sunday, May 24, 2020

Hon. James L. Cannella ’61

Grandfather of Peter D. Cannella ’20

Visitation at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at Pontchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd, Kenner, LA

Funeral Services will be private.

Etta Murphy Harrell Arata

Wife of the late Don E. Arata ’56

Funeral Services were held on 5/2/2020

Posted Saturday, May 23, 2020

Philip S. Clark, ’54

Brother of William N. Clark, ’57

Grandfather of Christopher C., ’07, Ryan P., ’09, & Michael J. Veters, ’12

Visitation at 10 a.m. and Mass at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 25, 2020 at St Angela Merici Church, 901 Beverly Gardens Dr., Metairie, LA.

Eugene G. Maitrejean

Father of John B. Maitrejean ’91

Visitation at 11 a.m. and Mass at Noon on Monday, May 25, 2020 at Our Lady of Prompt Succor , 2320 Paris Rd, Chalmette, LA.

Carol Ann Haughton Lagarde

Stepmother of Blake T. Lagarde ’02

Funeral Mass at St. Francis Xavier Church, 444 Metairie Rd. Metairie, LA on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Ruston, LA

Lois deBessonet Kappel

Mother of Leland J. ’67 & Keith C. Kappel ’75

Grandmother of Jonathan H. ’95 & Brian J. Cerruti ’98

Funeral Services were held earlier.

Posted Friday, May 22, 2020

Judith “Judy” Waldo

Wife of Michael J. Waldo ’70

Funeral Services at a later date.

Posted Thursday, May 21, 2020

Marilyn Carey Zaeringer

Grandmother of Conner J. Zaeringer ’17

Visitation at 10:30 a.m. and Mass at Noon on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at St. Clement of Rome Church, 4317 Richland Ave, Metairie, LA

Roger Falconer Shaw, Jr. MD ’39

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, 5/22/2020 at Holy Family Church Pass Christian, MS at 11 a.m.

Seating will be limited.

Memorials to Jesuit High School

Posted Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Phillip H. Roussell ’58

Private Service will be held.

Posted Monday, May 18, 2020

Firmin Edward Simms

Step-father of Burke J. ‘Jay”, MD, ’66 & B. Jeffery Brooks, ’72

Step-grandfather of Ross B.,’ 00 & Ryan B. Nodurft, ’02

Funeral Mass at 2 p.m. on Friday 05222020 at St. Catherine of Siena Church , 105 Bonnabel Blvd , Metairie, LA  70001. Private burial  to follow.

Etta Murphy Harrell Arata

Wife of the late Don Michael Arata, ’56

Private services were held 05022020.