Brother William J. Dardis, SJ, died Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in New Orleans. He was 79 years old and a Jesuit brother for almost 61 years. He served at his beloved Jesuit High School for nearly his entire time in ministry. Born in New Orleans on May 11, 1940, he was the son of William J. Dardis, D.D.S., and Mary Katherine Schwab Dardis. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Francis X. Joseph Dardis. He is survived by his brothers John and Deacon Joseph Dardis, his sister, Mary Katherine Dardis Nunemacher, and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be held on Wednesday, July 17. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the Chapel of the North American Martyrs at Jesuit High School, New Orleans. A funeral Mass will follow at 1:00 p.m. Burial at the Jesuit Cemetery at St. Charles College in Grand Coteau, La. will take place at 5:30 p.m.