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Clay L. “Mike” Bartlett – Class of 1955


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 19552019-02-10T21:07:19-05:00

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


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 19552019-02-10T21:07:32-05:00

Richard Eaton – Class of 1955


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 19552019-02-10T21:07:48-05:00

Jacob “Jack” Eskenazi – Class of 1955


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 19552019-02-10T21:08:00-05:00

William Ranson “Bill” Fagan – Class of 1955


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 19552019-02-10T21:08:14-05:00

Dominick “Dick” Gannon – Class of 1955


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 19552019-02-14T10:36:36-05:00

Louis A. Heyd, Jr – Class of 1955


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 19552019-02-10T21:09:13-05:00

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


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 19552019-02-10T16:07:27-05:00

Guy C. Lyman – Class of 1955


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 19552019-02-10T21:10:16-05:00

Robert Edward Maher – Class of 1955


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 19552019-02-10T21:10:33-05:00