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 Monday, April 29, 2024

Joan B. LoCoco

Grandmother of Clayton A. LoCoco ’15

Relatives and friends are invited to the visitation and funeral Mass on Monday, April 29, 2024, at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 105 Bonnabel Blvd. Metairie, LA 70005. The visitation begins at 10:00 a.m. until Mass at noon.

Dorothy W. “Dot” Dorvin

Wife of Edwin C. Dorvin, Jr. ’51†

Grandmother of Michael H. Raymond ’06, Edwin C. Dorvin IV ’07, Craig J. Raymond ’08, Kyle G. Corvers ’12, & Blaine R. Corvers ’16

A memorial will take place on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, at St. Clement of Rome Catholic Church. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m., and the Mass will be at 11:00 a.m.

Link to obituary 


Robert J. “Bobby” Britsch ’55

Father of David M. Britsch ’85

Brother of Louis D. Britsch, Jr. ’53† & Ronald W. Britsch ’65

Family and friends are invited to attend services on Thursday May 2, 2024, at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home. Visitation will take place from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., with a funeral Mass at 12:00 p.m.

Link to obituary 


Posted Friday, April 26, 2024

Dian R. McGovern

Grandmother of Michael P. McGovern ’21

Frank J. Peragine

Father of Christopher F. Peragine ’72 & Alexander J. Peragine ’79

Posted Thursday, April 25, 2024

Fortuné A. Dugan ’61

Brother of Albert F. Dugan, Jr. ’68† & Michael T. Dugan ’75

Edgar “Al” Smuck, Jr. ’48

Father of Scott A. Smuck ’73

Grandfather of Brian M. Smuck ’11

Son of Edgar A. Smuck, Sr. 1927†

Robert L. “Bob” Friedrich ’59

William J. “Bill” Hankins, Jr. ’48

Christopher M. “Chris” Morel ’18

Richard J. Ganucheau ’55

Brother of Edmond J. Ganucheau, Jr. ’54†

Edgar L. “Dooky” Chase III ’67

Father of Edgar L. Chase IV ’00

Joseph A. “Joe Cummins, Jr. ’63

Hughes P. Walmsley, Jr. ’63

Robert P. “Bob” Zimmer ’56