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, June 30, 2022

Edward S. Williams ’56

Richard E. Davis ’67

Raymond J. Posecai, Sr.

Father of Raymond J. Posecai, Jr. ’79

Grandfather of Cooper J. Posecai ’19

Posted Thursday, June 23, 2022

Michael A. Bordlee ’12

Services will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2022, at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 105 Bonnabel Blvd., Metairie. Visitation is from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Mass is at 1:00 p.m.

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Posted Wednesday, June 22, 2022

John C. Kilburn, Sr.

Father of John C. Kilburn ’82

Grandfather of Christopher J. Saik ’02

On June 22, relatives and friends are invited to a visitation at St. Pius X Church, 6666 Spanish Fort Blvd., at 1:00 pm with a Memorial Mass to follow at 2:00 pm.

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Daryl J. Grush

Father of Gage A. Grush ’13

Son of Louis G. Grush ’44†

Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Friday, June 24, 2022, followed by a Funeral Mass at 1:30 p.m. at Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home, 3827 Canal St., New Orleans, LA 70119.

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Earl W. Simoneaux ’47

Father of Peter W. Simoneaux ’77

Grandfather of William W. Simoneaux ’09

Simon F. Savoie ’48

Father of Brian Savoie ’79

Robert T. Smith III

Father of Clifford M. ’85 & Peter D. Smith ’92

Adele Dominguez

Wife of W. Blake Dominguez ’48

Posted Monday, June 13, 2022

Valentine Reinhard ’54

Father of Gregory V. Reinhard ’82

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at St. Angela Merici Catholic Church, 901 Beverly Garden Dr. in Metairie, on Monday, June 13, 2022, at 11:30 a.m. A visitation will be held at the church beginning at 10:30 a.m.

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Posted Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Octave J. Pettingill ’66

Brother of Bernard F., Jr. ’65, William F. ’68, & Byron J. Pettingill ’70

Son of Bernard F. Pettingill, Sr. ’35†

Services are in the care of Howard-Quattlebaum Funeral and Cremation Center and a Celebration of Life for Buddy will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Howard-Quattlebaum Funeral Home, 754 US-1, North Palm Beach, FL 33408 starting at 11:00 a.m.

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Posted Monday, June 6, 2022

Thomas R. Keller, Jr. ’76

Brother of Troy R. Keller ’85

Son of Thomas R. Keller, Sr. ’50†

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Jesuit High School’s Chapel of the North American Martyrs, 310 S. Solomon Street, New Orleans, LA 70119 on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, starting at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in the Chapel at 12:00 p.m.

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Posted Friday, June 3, 2022

Elizabeth B. Hedrick

Grandmother of Payton E. Hedrick ’19

Daughter of W. Rainey Brown III ’46†

Granddaughter of G. Gernon Brown 1920†

Francis L. Barrett ’57

Brother of James M. Barrett ’59†