In lieu of flowers, the Pontiff family asks that donations be sent to:
The Strive Center
1139 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70115
Visitation/Mass for Wally Pontiff
Friday, July 26, 2002
Visitation: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home
5100 Pontchartrain Blvd.
New Orleans, La.
Funeral Mass: 2:30 p.m.
Jesuit High School
Chapel of North American Martyrs
4133 Banks Street
New Orleans, La.
DIRECTIONS TO LAKE LAWN METAIRIE FUNERAL HOME
Coming from Causeway/Baton Rouge on I-10
When you reach the I-10 / 6-10 split, stay on I-610. Exit at Canal Boulevard, which is immediately after the split. At the light, take a right onto Canal Boulevard. Proceed down Canal Boulevard until it ends at City Park Avenue. Turn right onto City Park Ave. At the second light turn right onto the Interstate service road. Continue straight ahead and the funeral home is on your left. Use the second gate after you pass the fountain.
Coming from East (Mobile, Mississippi, Slidell)
After you cross the High Rise over the Industrial Canal, stay in your right lane, you will reach the split for I-10 / I-610, exit I-10 onto I-610.
Proceed on I-610 for several miles until reaching the Canal Boulevard exit.
Take the Canal Boulevard Exit and at the light turn left onto Canal Boulevard. Proceed down Canal Boulevard until it ends at City Park Avenue.
Turn right onto City Park Ave. At the second light turn right onto the Interstate service road. Continue straight ahead and the funeral home is on your left. Use the second gate after you pass the fountain.
Coming from Downtown/West Bank
On I-10 heading west, you will pass the Metairie Road/City Park Avenue exit. Use the next exit, which is Florida Boulevard and West End Boulevard Exit.
Take West End to Veterans Blvd. At the light, you will turn left onto Veterans Boulevard. Proceed down Veterans Boulevard to the second light and turn left onto Fleur de Lis. Continue straight ahead for two blocks and at the stop sign turn right. Follow this road around under the interstate and under the railroad crossing and enter the funeral home at the second entrance.
DIRECTIONS TO MASS SITE-JESUIT HIGH SCHOOL
From Lake Lawn Metairie
Cross under Interstate 10 on City Park Avenue and keep in the right lane.
Turn right at the red light at Canal Street, and proceed approximately one mile until you reach the red light at South Carrollton Avenue. Turn right at South Carrollton; Jesuit High will be at the corner of Carrollton and Banks on your right.
From Baton Rouge/Metairie and other points west
Take I-10 east and keep on I-10 east at the I-10/I-610 split. Exit the Interstate at Metairie Road/City Park Avenue, and make a left on to City Park Avenue, Exit 231A (you will have to U-turn under the interstate-there is no left turn onto City Park Avenue from the exit ramp). Once on City
Park Avenue, proceed to Canal Street and turn right. Once on Canal Street, follow the same directions as from Lake Lawn Metairie.
From Slidell and other points east
Take I-10 west through downtown New Orleans. Exit I-10 at the Carrollton/Airline exit, Exit 232, and take the Carrollton Avenue NORTH exit (it will be the second left). Once on Carrollton, Jesuit High will be on your left at the corner of Carrollton and Banks; you will have to U-turn to reach the school, as there is no left turn from Carrollton onto Banks.
From the West Bank
Once on the Crescent City Connection, take the Pontchartrain Expressway to I-10 West. Once on
I-10 west, follow the same directions as listed for Slidell and other points east.