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Frederick Reynolds “Fritz” Bott – Class of 1955

2019-09-13T15:08:29-05:00

1933 - 2019 Frederick Reynolds Bott “Fritz” Died peacefully at Sanctuary Hospice Friday, August 23rd, 2019 following a brief illness. He was 86 years old. Fritz is survived by Mildred G. Bott “Mickey” his loving wife of 44 years, his daughter Lucile Bott Hester (Col. Steve Hester) their sons John Frederick Hester & George Hester, his son George Reynolds Bott (Lauren Bott) their daughters Chloe Bott & Gracie Bott, Step-Son James “Trey” Todd III (Beth Todd) their daughters Amie Gillie (Ben Gillie) & Alex Todd, Step-Son Thomas “Kemper” Todd (Terry-Jo Todd) their children Kemper Todd & Kaley-Jo Todd, [...]

Frederick Reynolds “Fritz” Bott – Class of 19552019-09-13T15:08:29-05:00

Alumni Spotlight: General David H. Berger – Class of 1981

2019-08-26T15:50:58-05:00

General Berger is currently serving as the 38th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps. General Berger was commissioned as an infantry officer in 1981 following graduation from Tulane University, Naval ROTC. As a Lieutenant and Captain, he served as platoon commander in 1st Marine Division, and later as company commander and Battalion Operations Officer in 2d Reconnaissance Battalion during Operation DESERT STORM. He also served as Officer Selection Officer in Roanoke, Virginia. As a field grade officer, Lieutenant General Berger was an instructor at Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) in Yuma, Arizona; instructor at III [...]

Alumni Spotlight: General David H. Berger – Class of 19812019-08-26T15:50:58-05:00

Louie Kontz Harris – Class of 1956

2019-03-03T17:58:04-06:00

1932 - 2017 Louie Kontz Harris, born May 25, 1932 passed away peacefully on Friday, June 23,2017. He was the son of the late Rufus Carrollton Harris and Louise Walker Harris of Monroe, GA. Louie, in his first marriage, was the beloved husband of the late Maxine Marie Kentzel with whom he had his much-loved children Louie Kontz Harris, Jr. and Maxine Henriette Harris. He later married Lucie Pasquier Baker Murphy and was a good friend to her children Nancy Baker Hagen (Dan), John Elliott Baker and Lucie Adele Baker (Bill Robinson) He is survived by his daughter-in-law, [...]

Louie Kontz Harris – Class of 19562019-03-03T17:58:04-06:00

Homer Gray “Hutch” Hutchinson, III – Class of 1966

2018-09-14T11:04:21-05:00

1944 - 2002 The loss of two Navy training jets and seven crew members last week in the Gulf of Mexico may never be explained, a fellow aviator said Wednesday at a pair of memorial services. The T-39 Sabreliners, used for navigation, radar intercept, electronic warfare and other nonpilot training, vanished from radar about 40 miles south of Pensacola on May 8. Neither sent a distress signal. "I do not know now, nor do I ever expect to answer or understand why this happened," said retired Navy Capt. Charles Tinker in his eulogy. "I fear it will [...]

Homer Gray “Hutch” Hutchinson, III – Class of 19662018-09-14T11:04:21-05:00

Lt. Robert John Kuhlman, Jr. – MIA – Class of 1966

2019-08-07T12:10:12-05:00

1944 - 1969 Upon his arrival in Vietnam, First Lieutenant Robert John Kuhlman, Jr. was assigned to Marine All Weather Attack Squadron 242 (VMA(AW)-242), Marine Air Group 11, 1st Marine Air Wing at Da Nang Air Base. On 17 January 1969, the Squadron’s Mission 6363, a direct air support mission, was originally assigned to the Squadron Executive Officer, Major Luther A. Lono. Something precluded Maj Lono from flying the mission and it was reassigned to Captain Edwin James Fickler and his bombardier/navigator, 1stLt Robert J. Kuhlman. Their A6A Intruder aircraft launched out of Da Nang Air Base on [...]

Lt. Robert John Kuhlman, Jr. – MIA – Class of 19662019-08-07T12:10:12-05:00

Stephen “Steve” Gary Sherman – Class of 1964

2018-09-14T11:06:44-05:00

1943 - 2012 Funeral services for Stephen Gary Sherman will be held at 11:30 am Thursday, May 3, 2012, in the chapel of John Kramer & Son with Rabbi Jonathan Cohen and Rabbi Arnold Task officiating. Interment will be in the Jewish Cemetery, Main Street, Pineville. Visitation will be from 10:30 am, Thursday, until time of service at the funeral home. Stephen Sherman, 69, of Alexandria, died on Monday, April 30, 2012, in CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital. Mr. Sherman was a native of Alexandria and a graduate from Bolton High School. He attended Tulane University, where he [...]

Stephen “Steve” Gary Sherman – Class of 19642018-09-14T11:06:44-05:00

Louis Hanner Watson – Class of 1960

2018-09-14T11:10:14-05:00

1938 - 2016 Louis Hanner Watson passed into heavenly glory on August 8, 2016, surrounded by his loved ones at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi. Louis was known as a "Buddy" to many, a nickname given to him by his older brother. He was born on March 15, 1938, at Old Baptist Hospital in Jackson to William Harvey Watson, Jr. and Sarah Brown Hanner Watson. Louis's father, Billy, was on staff at the Mississippi State Sanatorium in Sanatorium, Mississippi. As Louis often recounted, his family moved to Meridian, Mississippi, on July 2, 1944, "complete with [his [...]

Louis Hanner Watson – Class of 19602018-09-14T11:10:14-05:00

Wilton T. “Tom” McCay, Jr. – Class of 1959

2019-02-10T21:06:27-06:00

1938 - 2010 Wilton T. “Tom” McCay, Jr., 72, passed away peacefully at his home Tuesday, June 22, 2010. He is survived and will be dearly missed by his daughter, Kelly Virginia McCay, of New Orleans; his nephews, David McCay and Rusty McCay, of Baton Rouge; and many loving friends. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Virginia Tunstall McCay, who was of Mobile, Ala.; a son W. T. “Trey” McCay III, who was of New Orleans; and a brother, James Kenneth McCay, who was of Baton Rouge. Born in New Orleans in 1937, Mr. [...]

Wilton T. “Tom” McCay, Jr. – Class of 19592019-02-10T21:06:27-06:00

Winton Edwin “Skip” Williams – Class of 1957

2019-02-10T21:06:56-06:00

1936 - 2014 Gainesville - Winton Edwin "Skip" Williams, 78, died peacefully Friday, June 27, 2014, at Haven Hospice. He is predeceased by his parents, his sister, Anna Catherine Hunt, and his niece, Lauren Hunt. Upon obtaining his Bachelor's degree and completing the Navy ROTC program at Tulane University, he was commissioned and served on a small combatant in the North Atlantic that was part of our Country's Distant Early Warning Line. While serving in the Navy, he met and married the mother of his two children, Alice Irish, of Newport, Rhode Island, who contributed so significantly [...]

Winton Edwin “Skip” Williams – Class of 19572019-02-10T21:06:56-06:00

Neil D. Hobson – Class of 1956

2019-02-10T21:06:44-06:00

1934 - 2001 Captain Neal Douglas Hobson, SC, USNR (Ret.)Neal Douglas Hobson died on Tuesday, 11-13-2001 – Age 67. Husband of Jane Reddy Hobson, Father of Lisa Hobson Martin and Elinor Hobson Rand, both of New Orleans, LA, Neal Douglas Hobson, Jr. of Houston, TX, Laura Hobson Herlihy of Lawrence, KS, and the late Gordon Reddy Hobson. Brother of Susan Hobson Murphy and W.E. Hobson, III. Also survived by eight grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. (In Metairie Cemetery) on Friday, 11-16-2001 at 10: [...]

Neil D. Hobson – Class of 19562019-02-10T21:06:44-06:00

C. Bernard Barfoot – Class of 1955

2019-02-10T21:07:08-06:00

1933 - 2016 C. Bernard Barfoot of Alexandria, a mathematician and research department director at the Center for Naval Analyses, died on 22nd December at the age of 83 after suffering a stroke. Mr. Barfoot graduated from Tulane University in 1955 with a bachelor of science in mathematics and was commissioned in the U.S. Navy on the same day. He served as a division officer aboard an aircraft carrier and later as an officer instructor in the Mathematics Department of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis. After returning to civilian life in 1959, he graduated from the [...]

C. Bernard Barfoot – Class of 19552019-02-10T21:07:08-06:00

Clay L. “Mike” Bartlett – Class of 1955

2019-02-10T21:07:19-06:00

1933 - 2017 Clay Legendre "Mike" Bartlett (November 25, 1933- March 26, 2017) was born in New Orleans, LA to Earl Putnam and Edith Cecile Pique Bartlett. A graduate of Isidore Newman High School, Mike excelled as an athlete, playing quarterback and running back in football, guard on the basketball court and javelin thrower in field events. A graduate of Tulane University, he received a Bachelor of Business Administration and was a member of the Kappa Alpha Order. After graduation, Mike enlisted in the Navy, serving as paymaster on the USS Philippine Sea stationed in the Pacific.Upon [...]

Clay L. “Mike” Bartlett – Class of 19552019-02-10T21:07:19-06:00

William K. “Bill” Catching, Jr. – Class of 1955

2019-02-10T21:07:32-06:00

1933 - 2017 William "Bill" Kenneth Catching Jr. passed away peacefully at The Sanctuary at Passages Hospice on Tuesday evening, March 14, 2017. He was six days shy of his 84th birthday. Beloved husband of Edith Degelos Catching of over 60 years. Loving father of Karen Faucheux (Dale), Georgia Harrington (Chuck), and Laura Hinds (Phil). Grandfather of Paul, Kenneth, and Andrew Faucheux; Caroline, Craig, and Douglas Harrington; and Jordyn, Billy, and Ross Hinds. Brother of Virginia Harris and Carol Denney. Son of the late William Kenneth Catching Sr. and Isabel Ainsworth Catching. Bill was a native of Hazlehurst, Mississippi, [...]

William K. “Bill” Catching, Jr. – Class of 19552019-02-10T21:07:32-06:00

Richard Eaton – Class of 1955

2019-02-10T21:07:48-06:00

1934 - 1958 Funeral services have been conducted for Richard Edward Eaton, 24, a 1955 graduate of Tulane university, who died following an illness in Oak Park, Ill. The services were conducted at the funeral home of Tharp- Sontheimer-Tharp Inc., 4117 S. Claiborne Ave. Mr. Eaton was a native of New Orleans and was educated in the city's public schools. He received a degree in chemical engineering from Tulane University in 1955. Mr. Eaton was a member of the Carrollton Avenue Methodist church; the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Alpha Chi Sigma fraternity. Sigma Chi fraternity, and was [...]

Richard Eaton – Class of 19552019-02-10T21:07:48-06:00

Jacob “Jack” Eskenazi – Class of 1955

2019-02-10T21:08:00-06:00

1933 - 1980 The Miami News March 3, 1980 Page 6A Federal prosecutor Jack Eskenazi dies while raking leaves Patrice Gaines-Carter and Bill Gjebre Miami News Reporter A neighbor answered her doorbell yesterday and found U. S. Attorney Jacob (Jack) Eskenazi’s children, Joey, 13, and Stacy, 10, outside. “They said their Daddy had fallen,” she related. Eskenazi, 47, suffered an apparent heart attack while raking leaves at his home at 433 Daroco Ave. in Coral Gables. As the neighbor ran out toward the unconscious Eskenazi, a half dozen others met her. A Metro fire rescue unit took [...]

Jacob “Jack” Eskenazi – Class of 19552019-02-10T21:08:00-06:00

William Ranson “Bill” Fagan – Class of 1955

2019-02-10T21:08:14-06:00

1933 - 2016 William "Bill" Ranson Fagan joined his Savior Jesus Christ on August 17, 2016, after residing for 83 years in New Orleans, Springfield and finally Baton Rouge. He received diplomas or degrees from Jesuit High School, Tulane University (B.S.), Loyola University (M.B.A.) and the Harvard School of Business (P.M.D.). After graduating from Tulane, Bill served as an active duty naval officer, and then as a reservist for over 20 years. He worked for Louisiana Gas Service Co. for many years, and then owned a personnel placement company until 1983. In 1973, Bill's identity was completely [...]

William Ranson “Bill” Fagan – Class of 19552019-02-10T21:08:14-06:00

Dominick “Dick” Gannon – Class of 1955

2019-02-14T10:36:36-06:00

1933 - 2018 Colonel Dominick R. Gannon. USMC (Ret.) passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at the age of 84. Dick Gannon is survived by his three children and three grandchildren: Kevin Gannon (Mei), Brian Gannon, Renee Scherlen (Allan), Kimberly Gannon, Nicholas Scherlen, and Antonia Scherlen. Dick was born in New Orleans, LA on August 18, 1933. He and his family lived in New Orleans until WWII when his family moved to Baton Rouge. There, Dick attended Catholic High School, where he played on the football team. He met his future wife, the late Carla, Schwartz Gannon, [...]

Dominick “Dick” Gannon – Class of 19552019-02-14T10:36:36-06:00

Louis A. Heyd, Jr – Class of 1955

2019-09-13T14:52:11-05:00

1933 - 2017 Louis A. Heyd, Jr. died peacefully after his courageous battle with cancer on Friday, January 27, 2017, surrounded by his family who were sharing their love for him. "Louie" was happy that just six months ago he was still committed to his labor of love for 58 years, the practice of law. He was born on November 1, 1933 in New Orleans, Louisiana and was preceded in death by his mother and father, Lillian Pritchard Heyd and Louis A. Heyd, Sr., his wife, Eleanor Dudley Heyd, and his former wife, Joan Meyer Heyd. A [...]

Louis A. Heyd, Jr – Class of 19552019-09-13T14:52:11-05:00

Austin Monroe Lindsey, Captain (U.S. Navy, Retired) – Class of 1955

2019-02-10T16:07:27-06:00

1931 - 2017 Austin Lindsey Gulfport age 85, passed away Sat. 12/31/16. Arrangements are pending with RIEMANN FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 11280 Three Rivers Rd, Gulfport. Obituary of Austin Lindsey Captain Austin Monroe Lindsey (U.S. Navy, Retired), aged 85, of Bullis Avenue, Gulfport, Mississippi, passed away peacefully in his home on December 31, 2016 surrounded by his family and loved ones. A memorial will be held at The Nourishing Place, 630 Tennessee Street, Gulfport, MS, on January 7, 2017.  Visitation will take place at 10:00 am, and the memorial service will take place at 11:00 am. Burial with [...]

Austin Monroe Lindsey, Captain (U.S. Navy, Retired) – Class of 19552019-02-10T16:07:27-06:00

Guy C. Lyman – Class of 1955

2019-02-10T21:10:16-06:00

1932 - 2009 Guy C. Lyman, Jr., born in New Orleans on October 25, 1932, passed away at his Tennessee home on November 24, 2009, surrounded by his devoted wife of 53 years, Marjory Manget Lyman, his five children: Eugenie, Guy III, Kim, Chris and Kevin; and his faithful dog Luke. He is survived by sixteen grandchildren, his brother Lt. Col. Jim Lyman (Ret.) and cousins Walker Lyman and Toddy Hartt. Lawyer, bon vivant, conservationist, mentor, friend and loving family man, Guy was one of the neatest. He attended Tulane University on a scholarship, where he received [...]

Guy C. Lyman – Class of 19552019-02-10T21:10:16-06:00

Robert Edward Maher – Class of 1955

2019-02-10T21:10:33-06:00

1932 - 2018 Robert Edward Maher, age 86, peacefully passed away on September 11, 2018. He is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 63 years, Sylvia F. Maher; his two daughters, Karen Benrud (Burton) and Colleen Cole; five grandchildren, Chris Benrud, Michelle Benrud Suter, Katie Benrud Hunter, Shelby Cole and Beau Cole; three great-grandchildren, Miles Robert Suter, Desmond Christopher Benrud and James Robert Benrud. Bob was born in Houston, Texas on August 23, 1932 to the late Alvin Michael Maher, Sr. and Lucille Guillaume Maher. He proudly served his country as a Lieutenant [...]

Robert Edward Maher – Class of 19552019-02-10T21:10:33-06:00

John L. Niklaus – Class of 1955

2019-02-10T21:10:48-06:00

1933 - 2012 John Louis Niklaus, PhD., P.E., passed away at St. Anna's Residence, on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at the age of 79. He was the beloved husband of 51 years of Karen Carpenter Niklaus, son of the late William H. Niklaus, Sr. and Mary Duris Niklaus, and is survived by a brother William H. Niklaus, Jr. (Rita) of Salisbury, MD, his brother-in-law, Albert E. Carpenter, Jr. (Sally) and several nieces and a nephew. John was born in New Orleans, graduated from Holy Cross School and attended Tulane University on a Naval ROTC scholarship. After receiving [...]

John L. Niklaus – Class of 19552019-02-10T21:10:48-06:00

Emmet Russell – Class of 1955

2019-02-10T21:11:05-06:00

1933 - 1987 F. Emmett Russell died on Monday, December 7, 1987. Age 54 years. Beloved husband of Patricia McGehee Russell. Father of Katherine Judge Russell and Willian McGehee Russell. Son of the late Katherine O’Hare Russell and Sidney Lawrence Russell. Brother of the late Sidney Lawrence Russell, Jr. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Graveside service in Metairie Cemetery on Wednesday, December 9, 1987 at 11:30 a.m. The family will receive friends from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30a.m. Wednesday at the Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd (in Metairie Cemetery). Contributions [...]

Emmet Russell – Class of 19552019-02-10T21:11:05-06:00

John Vaughan – Class of 1955

2019-02-10T21:11:21-06:00

1933 - 2016 John Martin Vaughan, 83, patriarch, sailor, aviator, engineer, fisherman, hunter, civic leader, lifelong learner, avid reader, and insatiable traveler, died Friday, June 24, 2016 at his home in Fort Walton Beach surrounded by family. Those who know him would testify to his intelligence and vast accumulation of knowledge in all areas and how he loved to share this knowledge with anyone. He traveled to every state in the United States and to every continent in the world. Above all his accomplishments and accolades, he was an ardent family man. He is rumored to have [...]

John Vaughan – Class of 19552019-02-10T21:11:21-06:00

Robert Wolfe – Class of 1955

2019-02-10T21:11:38-06:00

1934 - 1985 Robert Rogers Wolfe. Jr., marine manager for Atlantic & Gulf Stevedores Inc., died Thursday at Ochsner Foundation Hospital. He was 51. Mr. Wolfe was home in New Orleans. He was a graduate of Isidore Newman High School and Tulane University. He was a member of the Propeller Club, Port of New Orleans Association, Kappa Alpha Fraternity, the Boston Club, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, and several Carnival organizations. He was a lieutenant in the Navy during World War II. He is survived by his wife. Martha Ripley Wolfe; two sons, Robert R. Wolfe III and [...]

Robert Wolfe – Class of 19552019-02-10T21:11:38-06:00

Maurie D. Yager – Class of 1955

2019-02-10T21:12:09-06:00

1931 - 2017 Maurie D. Yager, age 86 years, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 26, 2017. Mr. Yager was born on May 15, 1931, in Indianapolis, IN. He graduated Lawrence Central High School, completed his undergraduate studies at Indiana University and University of Wisconsin, and earned his Juris Doctorate from Tulane Law School in May 1955. He proudly served his country in the US Navy as a Lieutenant Commander for 15 years. Mr. Yager was a former Admiralty Attorney and Partner with Terriberry, Carroll and Yancey and member of the Louisiana State Bar Association for over [...]

Maurie D. Yager – Class of 19552019-02-10T21:12:09-06:00

James Adams Conover, Jr. – Class of 1952

2019-02-10T21:13:02-06:00

1931 - 2008 Retired United States Navy/ Naval Reserve Captain James ("Jim") Adams Conover, Jr., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 4, 2008, at the age of 77, at his residence in Metairie, Louisiana. He was born in Absecon, New Jersey. He is survived by his wife Martha Caldera Conover of Metairie; daughters Arden C.  Armstrong and husband Walt Armstrong, and Gail Conover all of Wayne, Pennsylvania; his stepdaughters M. Leslie Fawer and husband Jonathan Fawer, and Susan H. Gegenheimer and husband Kelly Gegenheimer, all of New Orleans, Louisiana; brother Robert L. Conover of Norwich, Connecticut; and sisters Olive Leads and husband David of [...]

James Adams Conover, Jr. – Class of 19522019-02-10T21:13:02-06:00

Fernand Forrester Willoz, III – Class of 1952

2019-02-10T21:13:24-06:00

1932 - 2018 Fernand Forrester Willoz III passed away on Monday, April 23, 2018 at the age of 86. Beloved husband of Margaret G. Willoz for 60 years. Father of Fernand "Forrest" Willoz IV, Tania Willoz (Spouse), and Michael James Willoz. He is also survived by four Grand-children: Margaret G Willoz, Lacy H. Willoz, Emmamae C. Willoz, and Helen T. Willoz, sister Joy Willoz Gustafson, and brother-in-law Paul "Gadget man" Gustafson. Son of the late Fernand Willoz Jr. and Emma Durel Willoz. Custodian of "Duffy," his loyal Scottish Terrier. Fernand was a member of Galleo Mazzini #368 [...]

Fernand Forrester Willoz, III – Class of 19522019-02-10T21:13:24-06:00

Patrick Edward Roper – Class of 1952

2019-02-10T21:13:42-06:00

1931 - 2010 Patrick Edward Roper, 79, passed away Sunday, May 9, 2010, at Central Mississippi Medical Center.  Visitation will be 1 pm-3pm today at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst. Graveside services will be 3pm today at Hazlehurst Cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst is handling arrangements. Mr. Roper was a graduate of Hazlehurst High School. He attended Mississippi College, Ole Miss, and graduated from Tulane. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict. He loved his family, God and Country. He was an avid gardener of Daylilies and Iris. He was the family [...]

Patrick Edward Roper – Class of 19522019-02-10T21:13:42-06:00

Richard J. Gough – Class of 1948

2019-02-10T21:12:01-06:00

1928 - 2008 Captain Richard John Gough, age 80, passed away on Monday, June 9, 2008. Survived by his wife of 54 years, Grace Schexnayder Gough, his sister, Linda Gough Gunkel and husband, Theodore and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Frank Charles Gough and Ann Johanna Wunder Gough and his brother, Franklin C. Gough. He was a graduate of Tulane University. Following active duty he went into the food brokerage business. He owned Gough Brokerage Co. He was a lifelong resident of New Orleans and a parishioner of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. [...]

Richard J. Gough – Class of 19482019-02-10T21:12:01-06:00

Warren P. Deckert – Class of 1947

2019-02-10T21:14:01-06:00

1925 - 2012 Warren Paul Deckert, born 2 April 1925, died 29 September, 2012. A life long resident of New Orleans, is survived by his Wife, Andre΄ Banville Deckert and his three children Paul B. Deckert (wife Raquel), Susan B. Deckert and Carol Deckert Verges (husband Wade) as well as his three grandchildren Jack, Jude and John Sheridan. Warren is survived by his sister Phyllis Hartman and is pre-deceased by his parents Albert V. Deckert Sr., Marie Antoinette Deckert as well as his brothers Albert V. Deckert Jr. and Joseph C. Deckert. Additionally, he is survived by 13 [...]

Warren P. Deckert – Class of 19472019-02-10T21:14:01-06:00

Charles H. Mayfield – Class of 1947

2019-02-10T21:14:21-06:00

1926 - 2013 Adm. Mayfield died Wednesday at Baptist Hospital after a long illness. He was 59. Adm. Mayfield retired from the Naval Reserve in January 1982. Until his -retirement, he was project director of Reserve Cargo Handling Forces for the Navy. He was awarded the Legion of Merit for outstanding performances in this capacity. He enlisted in the Navy in 1942, became a radioman first class and participated in several South Pacific invasions. He was selected for officer training in the Navy's V-12 program at the University of Southwestern Louisiana in Lafayette and returned to the [...]

Charles H. Mayfield – Class of 19472019-02-10T21:14:21-06:00

Albert C. Buxton – Class of 1946

2019-02-10T21:14:40-06:00

1921 - 2011 Albert Clayton Buxton, "Mr. B" to friends and family, age 90, of Fairlawn, Ohio, went home to be with heavenly father Sunday, November 27, 2011. Albert, born in Eugene, Oregon, February 23, 1921, was the fourth and last child of Johanna Adame and Walter Henry Buxton. He grew up in Spokane, Washington. While in the U.S. Navy, he attended Mississippi College. While looking across the commons, he saw Dorothy Miller Peeler walking to class. He said to himself, "That's the woman I'm going to marry." He did so on April 20, 1947 in Calvary Baptist Church, [...]

Albert C. Buxton – Class of 19462019-02-10T21:14:40-06:00

Thomas E. Watts Jr. – Class of 1946

2019-02-10T21:14:55-06:00

1926 - 2013 Thomas Evans Watts was the son and namesake of Thomas Evans and Josephine Taylor Watts. He was born February 15, 1926, and died on May 8, 2013, at the age of 87. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Clara Sue Smith Watts, in 1968; one sister, Ada Lee Watts Smith and her husband, James F. “Jimmy” Smith; brother-in-law, Thomas E. Ladd; and son-in-law, Micky Ligon. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Mary Louise (Weegie) Cook Watts; one son, Thomas E. (Tombo) Watts, Jr. (Debbie); one daughter, [...]

Thomas E. Watts Jr. – Class of 19462019-02-10T21:14:55-06:00

Frank S. Bruno – Class of 1945

2019-02-10T21:15:10-06:00

1924 - 2014 Frank S. Bruno, a retired New Orleans lawyer and real estate developer, died Sunday at his home. He was 90. Bruno, born to immigrant parents of Italian descent, graduated from Fortier High School. He spent his youth working alongside his father, a cabinetmaker, who had a shop on Magazine Street near Austerlitz Street. Bruno’s father was “well-known as an expert cabinetmaker,” with a clientele that included some of New Orleans’ most prominent families, said Joseph M. Bruno, one of Frank Bruno’s six sons. When Frank Bruno’s father died, the son kept the business alive, [...]

Frank S. Bruno – Class of 19452019-02-10T21:15:10-06:00

William A. Kimble – Class of 1945

2019-02-10T21:15:26-06:00

1925 - 2013 William Aitken Kimble, age 88, passed away April 16, 2013. He was born in New Orleans, La., on April 7, 1925. He was the second son born to Edmond Lawrence Kimble and Emma Purcell Aitken. He attended LaSalle School and Fortier High School. He was a graduate of Tulane University with a Bachelor of Engineering degree. He was a member of the Naval Reserve Officer's Corps and was commissioned as an Ensign upon graduation. He served in the US Navy as an engineering officer. Mr. Kimble was employed for 35 years at Avondale Shipyards. After a [...]

William A. Kimble – Class of 19452019-02-10T21:15:26-06:00

Edwin M. Mayo – Class of 1945

2019-02-10T21:15:38-06:00

1926 - 2012 MAYO Edwin Marion Mayo passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at the age of 86. Husband of Winona Sentilles Mayo fo years. Father of Frank Mayo, Edwin Mayo, Jr. (Marlane) and Monica Calmes (EJ). Son of the late Frank Henry Mayo and Fl Hart Mayo. He served in the US Navy during WWII in the Pacific Theater aboard the USS San Juan. Relatives and friends a invited to the Funeral Service at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 1 AM. Friends may visit after 9:30 AM. Interment [...]

Edwin M. Mayo – Class of 19452019-02-10T21:15:38-06:00

Samuel J. McGrew – Class of 1945

2019-02-10T21:15:51-06:00

1922 - 2013 Samuel Jason McGrew passed away on August 15, 2013 at his home in Pensacola FL, at age 91. He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 60 years, Norma Elaine McGrew. He was also preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Henry McGrew and Juanita Fontaine McGrew and his brother, Henry C. McGrew. He is survived by his four children: Bonnie McGrew Miller, Samuel Jay McGrew, Grady Calvert McGrew, Christine McGrew King and her husband, Don King. Grandchildren: Kelsey Elaine McGrew Walsdorf, Samuel Jason McGrew, III and Donald Leroy King Jr. and three nephews: Eric, Daren, [...]

Samuel J. McGrew – Class of 19452019-02-10T21:15:51-06:00

Alan J. Robinson – Class of 1945

2019-02-10T21:16:11-06:00

1925 - 2013 Alan Jillson "Bunny" Robinson, age 88, passed away at his home on Wednesday, February 6, 2013. Preceded in death by his wife of 51 years Leila Bridger Robinson; his parents William A. and Blanche J. Robinson and his brother Raymond H. Robinson. Survived by his children Barry A. Robinson, Beth R. Carroll and Linda R. Paquette; son in law Robert P. Carroll; grandchildren Brian A. Carroll, Bridget E. Carroll, Christian B. Paquette, Kelli C. Paquette and Paige L. Paquette; great grandchild Bailee R. Paquette, and his brother Kenneth B. Robinson. He graduated from Lusher Grammar [...]

Alan J. Robinson – Class of 19452019-02-10T21:16:11-06:00

John Alloy Fitzgerald – Class of 1944

2019-02-10T21:16:33-06:00

1924 - 2013 John Alloy Fitzgerald passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at the age 89. A native of New Orleans. Beloved husband of the late June Blanchard Fitzgerald for 54 years. Father of Judy F. Blalock, Tim C. Fitzgerald, Terry J. Fitzgerald and the late Daniel J. Fitzgerald. Also survived by four grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Son of the late Richard C. Fitzgerald and Helen Alloy Fitzgerald. Brother of the late R. Curtis Fitzgerald. Mr. Fitzgerald retired from Kaiser Aluminum after 34 years of service. He was a LTJG USN, WWII Veteran. He was [...]

John Alloy Fitzgerald – Class of 19442019-02-10T21:16:33-06:00

John B. Parmley – Class of 1944

2019-02-10T21:16:46-06:00

1923 - 2013 John Bill Parmley, MD entered Heaven at 7:10 PM on April 14, 2013. He was welcomed by his son, John Thad, his parents, Dr. & Mrs. T H Parmley, his brother, Ralph Parmley, and many friends and colleagues. He was 90 years of age. Left to praise his memory are Catherine Cripps Parmley, his devoted wife and best friend, his daughters, Jodi Parmley, Jennifer Parmley Robinson (Pastor Stephen), and Patricia Parmley, and seven perfect grandchildren, Katie, Jack, and Aimee Sunseri; Isabelle, Conrad, William, and Annaliese Robinson. Dr Parmley directed the department of anesthesia at [...]

John B. Parmley – Class of 19442019-02-10T21:16:46-06:00

Otho Douglas Schumann – Class of 1944

2019-02-10T21:17:04-06:00

1924 - 2016 OTHO SCHUMANN (1924 -2016) Age 91, passed away Saturday, February 20, 2016. A retired United States Navy Rear Admiral and resident of Rio Rancho, NM since 1988 he was born September 10, 1924, in New Orleans, LA to Otho Charles Schumann and Grace Douglas Schumann. He was a graduate of Tulane University and he earned his MBA degree from New York University. He was a Navy Veteran who served in World War II in the Southwest Pacific during which he rose to command of PC 1138. Doug attained the rank of Captain in the [...]

Otho Douglas Schumann – Class of 19442019-02-10T21:17:04-06:00

Gus Caire – Class of 1943

2019-02-10T21:17:32-06:00

1920 - 2011 Captain Albert David "Gus" Caire, USNR (Ret) passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, November 13, 2011, age of 91. He is the son of the late Arthur A. Caire, MD and Louise Fabacher Caire, and husband of the late Beth Glass Caire. He is survived by his wife, Kathryn Verlander Caire, his sister, Shirley Caire Wegmann, his children, Jennifer Caire Wein, Albert David Caire, Jr. (Teresah), Miles H. Caire (Lisa), four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He graduated from Tulane University and the NROTC program in 1943. Gus was awarded the outstanding Reserve Officer [...]

Gus Caire – Class of 19432019-02-10T21:17:32-06:00

Gordon Overton Ewin – Class of 1943

2019-02-10T21:17:47-06:00

1923 - 2012 EWIN Gordon Overton Ewin, attorney and planter, died on June 16 at age 89. He was predeceased by his wife, Katharine Keller Ewin, his brother James P. Ewin, Jr., his sister Havard Ewin Schmidt, and his grandson David Laurence Faust, Jr. He is survived by his daughter, Katharine Adair Ewin Faust and her husband David, his granddaughter Lucy Adair Faust, his brother Dabney Minor Ewin, M.D. and his wife Marilyn, his sister-in-law Louise Nelson Ewin, and numerous nieces and nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Born in New Orleans on June 1, 1923, he graduated from New [...]

Gordon Overton Ewin – Class of 19432019-02-10T21:17:47-06:00

Charles W. Frank, Jr. – Class of 1943

2019-02-10T21:18:02-06:00

1922 - 2011 Charles Frank Jr., 89, Hunter, Decoy Carver, a New Orleans executive who was passionate about traveling the world in pursuit of animals to shoot, fish and photograph, died Tuesday at Touro Infirmary. He was 89. A lifelong New Orleanian, Mr. Frank earned a degree in chemical engineering from Tulane University. He was president of L. Frank & Co., a wholesale butter, poultry and egg corporation, until he retired in 1983. His business success let him roam the world in search of exotic quarry. In 2004, when he was 81, Mr. Frank was interviewed about [...]

Charles W. Frank, Jr. – Class of 19432019-02-10T21:18:02-06:00

Alvin G. Gottschall – Class of 1943

2019-02-10T21:18:18-06:00

1922 - 2010 Alvin G. Gottschall passed away Sunday, September 19, 2010. Graveside services will be held at Lake Park Cemetery at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011. Mr. Gottschall, son of the late Alvin Musser and Thelma Austin Gottschall, was a native of New Orleans, La., and resident of Point Clear, Ala. He attended Tulane University, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity and the Naval R.O.T.C. Unit, graduating with a BE in Mechanical Engineering in 1943. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII in the Pacific Theatre as an Engineer officer [...]

Alvin G. Gottschall – Class of 19432019-02-10T21:18:18-06:00

Allen B. Koltun – Class of 1943

2019-02-10T21:18:31-06:00

1923 - 2013 Allen Busch Koltun, 90, passed away peacefully in New Orleans on March 20, 2013 from heart failure. He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Fleurette Lurie Koltun, father of his loving children, daughter Fran Koltun Averett, son Dr. Douglas Koltun (Eila); and 3 adored grandchildren, Rachel, Benjamin and Sarah; his sister, Shirley Koltun Schiffman and her family. Son of the late Meyer Koltun and Rose Busch, Allen was predeceased by his oldest son Lawrence Koltun. Mr. Koltun received his BBA from Tulane in 1943. He served as Commanding Officer of the [...]

Allen B. Koltun – Class of 19432019-02-10T21:18:31-06:00

Wilson F. “Bill” Minor – Class of 1943

2019-02-10T21:18:42-06:00

1922 - 2017 Journalist and newspaper editor Wilson F. Minor, 94, whose dogged reporting on civil rights, corruption and politicians from Theodore Bilbo to Phil Bryant changed history, died March 28 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. Visitation will be Thursday, April 6, 2017 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at St Richard's Catholic Church, 1242 Lynwood Drive, Jackson, Miss. 39206. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, April 7, 2017 at St Richard's Catholic Church. He will be remembered as a rare native white Southern reporter who aggressively reported on the triumphs and atrocities of the Mississippi civil-rights struggle. [...]

Wilson F. “Bill” Minor – Class of 19432019-02-10T21:18:42-06:00

Malcolm S. Peters – Class of 1943

2019-02-10T21:18:58-06:00

1923 - 2012 Malcolm Sidney Peters, age 89, died July 18, 2012, in Clemson, SC, of kidney failure. He was born in New Orleans, LA, October 15, 1922, the son of Sidney and Luella Peters. He was predeceased by his wife Jean, who died November 18, 2008. He is survived by his two sons, Randy Peters (Tiffany, daughters Rachel, Allison, Caitlin) and Chris Peters (Alice, daughters Susannah, Elisabeth), both of Clemson, SC. Malcolm was a graduate of Fortier High School, Tulane University where he played basketball, and Columbia University's Teachers College. When his father died, Malcolm was [...]

Malcolm S. Peters – Class of 19432019-02-10T21:18:58-06:00

James W. Stevenson, Jr. – Class of 1976

2019-04-25T20:25:16-05:00

RADM James W. Stevenson, Jr., USN (Ret.) A native of Boston, Massachusetts and raised in Alexandria, Virginia, Rear Admiral Stevenson graduated from Tulane University with a Bachelors of Arts degree in political science in May of 1976. He was commissioned as an Ensign through the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) in May 1976. His sea service tours include: Electronic Material and Warfare Officer, Anti-Submarine Warfare Officer and First Lieutenant of the guided missile frigate USS Richard L. Page (FFG 5) homeported in Norfolk, Virginia; Combat Systems Officer and Engineer Officer in the guided missile frigate USS [...]

James W. Stevenson, Jr. – Class of 19762019-04-25T20:25:16-05:00