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 Friday, October 22, 2021

Eugene Murret, Sr. ’50

Brother of Charles W. Murret ’47

Nicholas J. Campo, Jr. ’66

Jane L. Wingerter

Wife of Austin J. Wingerter ’50†

Mother of Anthony M. III ’74 & J. Patrick Wingerter ’79

Grandmother of Robert A. ’08 & Michael J. Wingerter ’15

Posted Friday, October 8, 2021

Steben S. Campbell ’89

Brother of Kevin D. Williamson ’86

Services will be held at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home in New Orleans, LA, on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. with Mass at 11:00 a.m. Immediately following the Mass there will be an interment in Metairie Cemetery.

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Mark C. McCarthy ’62

Posted Thursday, October 7, 2021

Clifton W. Sanchez ’78

Brother of James R. ’77 & Stephen A. Sanchez ’79

A celebration of Clif’s life will be held at the Southern Yacht Club, 105 North Roadway Street, on Friday, October 8, from 6-9 p.m. Everyone is welcome. The Southern Yacht Club follows City of New Orleans guidelines regarding COVID-19, which require a vaccination or recent negative test for entry.

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Robert M. Oertling ’61

Father of Jeremiah E. Oertling ’99

Grandfather of Chalon L. II ’16, Ian M. ’17, & Ashton K. Fogarty ’24

Brother of Sewall J. ’60, John T. ’68, Lawrence P. ’70, Thomas J. ’73, & Michael D. Oertling ’74

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass in Holy Name of Jesus Chapel at Jesuit High School, 4133 Banks Street, New Orleans 70119 on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at 10:00 a.m.

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Alvin G. Magner, Jr.

Grandfather of Travis M. ’05 & Tyler M. Andrews ’09 and Johnston J. Burkhardt ’13

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

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Posted Thursday, September 30, 2021

David B. Lester ’59

Father of D. Brent Lester ’87

Friends and relatives are invited to attend a celebration of life for Dave at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church on Friday, October 1. Visitation starts at 10:00 a.m., followed by a service at 10:30 a.m.

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Robert E. Cooney III ’47

Father of Robert E. Cooney IV ’84

A Funeral service will be held on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home, 3827 Canal St. in New Orleans, LA. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. Interment will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery.

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William F. Freeling, Jr. ’57

Father of William F. Freeling III ’75

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Edward the Confessor Church, 4921 West Metairie Ave., Metairie, LA, on Friday, October 1, 2021. Visitation will begin at 10:30 a.m., followed by Mass at noon.

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Donald J. Zimmer ’54

Father of Eric J. ’79, Aaron W. ’83, & John H. Zimmer ’97

A Visitation will also be held at St. Rita Catholic Church, 2729 Lowerline St., New Orleans, LA 70125, on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.. The Funeral Mass will follow directly after the visitation at St. Rita Catholic Church.

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Cheryl L. Canzoneri

Mother of Raymond, Jr. ’92 & Bernard J. Canzoneri ’93

A visitation will be held at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd in New Orleans on Monday, October 4, 2021 from 10 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. A service will be held at 12:00 p.m. and Interment will take place following in Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum in New Orleans.

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Herman C. Kobrock, Jr.

Father of H. Christian ’84 & Eric M. Kobrock ’89

Grandfather of Samuel M. Kobrock ’25

Alvin G. Blaum ’37