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In Memoriam

Mourning the deaths of members of the UWindsor community who during their careers helped to transform the circumstances of our students, people, and communities.

Charolette Morgan

Charolette Morgan died June 15, 2024. She began her career in 1991 and retired in 2010 from Facility Services. Read Charolette Morgan's obituary here.

Sandra Conley

Sandra Conley died June 6, 2024. Sandra began her career in 1984 and retired from the Odette School of Business in 2005. Read Sandra Conley's obituary here.

Roger Thibert

Dr. Roger Thibert, professor from Department of Biochemistry, died May 30 2024. Roger joined the University of Windsor faculty in 1957 and retired in 1994. Read Roger Thibert's obituary here.

William Drouillard

William "Bill" Drouillard died May 30, 2024. William began his career in 1985 and retired from the Bookstore in 1999. Read William Drouillard's obituary here.

Jerome Cohen

Dr. Jerome "Jerry" Cohen, professor emeritus from Department of Psychology, died May 30, 2024. Jerry joined the University of Windsor faculty in 1968 and retired in 2022. Read Jerry Cohen's memoriam here.

Jatinder Bewtra

Dr. Jatinder Bewtra, professor emeritus from Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, died May 25, 2024. Jatinder joined the University of Windsor faculty in 1968 and retired in 2000.

George Stewart

George Stewart, professor emeritus from the Faculty of Law, died May 17, 2024. George joined the University of Windsor faculty in 1975 and retired in 2005.

Julie Laforet Stager

Julie Laforet Stager, Insurance, Risk and FIPPA Officer, died April 22, 2024. Julie had 12.5 years of service with the University of Windsor at the time of her death. Read Julie Laforet Stager's obituary here.

Edward (Jim) Vickers

Jim Vickers died April 17, 2024. He began his career in 1969 and retired in 1996 from  the Finance Department. Read Jim Vicker's obituary here.

Ronald Martin

Ron Martin died April 14, 2024. He began his career in 1981 and retired in 2002 from the Physical Plant. Read Ron Martin's obituary here.

Giuseppe Bergamin

Giuseppe Bergamin died April 3, 2024. He began his career in 1958 and retired in 1993 from Facility Services. Read Giuseppe Bergamin's obituary here.

Gerald Booth

Dr. Gerald Booth, associate professor emeritus from Sociology & Anthropology, died March 31, 2024. Gerald joined the University of Windsor faculty in 1975 and retired in 2005.

Vasil Baraslievski

Vasil Baraslievski died March 25, 2024. He began his career in 1976 and retired in 1991 from the Physical Plant. Read Vasil Baraslievski's obituary here.

Jennifer Cordeiro

Jennifer Cordeiro, sessional instructor in the Faculty of Education, died March 20, 2024. Jennifer had 2 years of service with the University of Windsor at the time of their death. Read Jennifer Cordeiro's obituary here.

Charles Fantazzi

Dr. Charles Fantazzi, professor emeritus from the Department of Classical and Modern Languages, died March 13, 2024. Charles joined the University of Windsor faculty in 1960, served as department head from 1966-1982, and retired in 1995. Read Charles Fantazzi's obituary here.

J. Anthony Blair

Dr. J. Anthony Blair, professor emeritus from the Department of Philosophy, died March 7, 2024. Anthony joined the University of Windsor faculty in 1967, served as department head from 2001-2003, and retired in 2006.

Josette Reaume

Josette Reaume died March 4, 2024. She began her career in 1991 and retired in 2020 from the school of Communication, Media and Film. Read Josette Reaume's obituary here.

Denice Shuker

Denice Shuker, Director of Total Compensation & Workforce Planning, died March 2, 2024. Denice had 7 years of service with the University of Windsor at the time of her death. Read Denice Shuker's obituary here.

Leonard Eaves

Leonard Eaves died February 25, 2024. He began his career in 1962 and retired in 2000 from the Physics Department. Read Leonard Eave's obituary here.

Raj Patil

Raj Patil died February 24, 2024. He began his career in 1968 and retired February 1, 2000 from IT Services & as a Sessional Instructor in the School of Computer Science. Read Raj Patil's obituary here.

Scott Goodwin

Dr. Scott Goodwin, professor in the School of Computer Science, died February 10, 2024. Dr. Goodwin had 23 years of service with the University of Windsor at the time of his death. Read Scott Goodwin's obituary here.

Leo Rivait

Leo Rivait died January 27. 2024. He began his career in 1975 and retired in 1996 from the Physical Plant-Energy Conservation Centre. Read Leo Rivait's obituary here.

Pat Rogers

Dr. Pat Rogers, professor emeritus from the Faculty of Education, died January 21, 2024. Pat joined the University of Windsor faculty in 2001 and retired in 2011. Read Pat Roger's obituary here.

Jens Hanson

Dr. Jens Hanson, professor emeritus from the School of Music, died January 15, 2024. Jens joined the University of Windsor faculty in 1972 and retired in 2002. Read Jens Hanson's obituary here.

Pasquale Galasso

Dr. Pasquale Galasso, professor emeritus from the Department of Kinesiology, died December 21, 2023. Pasquale joined the University of Windsor faculty in 1965 and retired in 1990. Read Pasquale Galasso's obituary here.

Natale Guarino

Natale Guarino died December 20, 2023. He began working for the University in 1980 in Facility Services and retired in 2000. Read Natale Guarino's obituary here.

Edward Henrie

Edward Henrie, professor emeritus from the Odette School of Business, died December 17, 2023. Edward joined the University of Windsor faculty in 1978 and retired in 2000. Read Edward Henrie's obituary here.

Stella Vidmar

Stella Vidmar died November 30,2023. She began her career in 1968 and retired in 1989 from the History Department. Read Stella Vidmar's obituary here.

Ruel Hufano

Ruel Hufano, sessional instructor in the Faculty of Nursing, died November 25, 2023. Ruel had 14 years of service with the University of Windsor at the time of his death. 

Helen Tidridge Jones

Helen Tidridge Jones died November 18, 2023. She began her career in 1963 and retired in 1986 from the Bookstore. Read Helen Tidridge Jones's obituary here.

Shirley Cramp

Shirley Cramp died November 15, 2023. She began her career in 1985 and retired in 1996 from Biological Sciences. Read Shirley Cramp's obituary here.

Theodore Bott

Theodore Bott died November 3, 2023. He joined the University in 1981 and retired in 2011 from Facilty Services. Read Theodore Bott's obituary here.

Robert Bamberry

Robert Bamberry died October 28th, 2023. He began his career in 1983 and retired in 2011 from Facility Services.

Elizabeth Lortie

Elizabeth Lortie died October 5, 2023. She began her career in 1966 and retired in 1998.

Erdal Gunay

Dr. Erdal Gunay, professor emeritus from the Odette School of Business, died September 17, 2023. Erdal joined the University of Windsor faculty in 1984 and retired in 2016.

Subir Bandyopadhyay

Dr. Subir Bandyopadhyay, professor emeritus from the School of Computer Science, died August 30, 2023. Subir joined the University of Windsor faculty in 1984 and retired in 2017. Read Dr. Bandyopadhyay's obituary here.

Catherine Hundleby

Dr. Catherine Hundleby, professor in the Department of Philosophy and Interdisciplinary and Critical Studies (Women's and Gender Studies) and Director of the Ph.D. in Argumentation Studies, died August 26, 2023. Dr. Hundleby had 20 years of service with the University of Windsor at the time of her death. Read Catherine's obituary here.

Jean Chenier

Jean Chenier died August 21, 2023. Jean joined the University of Windsor in 2023 and served in the Faculty of Engineering. Read Jean's obituary here.

Patricia Baldwin

Patricia Baldwin died August 2, 2023. She began her career in 1968 and retired in 1995 from the Department of Kinesiology. Read Patricia's obituary here.

Donato Vitarelli

Donato Vitarelli died August 2, 2023. He began his career in 1988 and retired in 2000 from Facility Services. Read Donato's obituary here.

Valentina Wilkinson

Valentina Wilkinson died July 24, 2023. She began her career in 1970 and retired in 1994 from Graduate Studies & Research. Read Valentina's obituary here.

Robert Chandler

Robert Chandler, professor emeritus from the School of Social Work, died July 8, 2023. He joined the University of Windsor faculty in 1968 and retired in 1994. Read Dr. Chandler’s obituary on the Windsor Star website.

Michael Kenney

Michael Kenney died July 7, 2023. He joined the University of Windsor staff in 1982 and served in Information Technology Services. Read his obituary here.

William English

Willian English died June 22, 2023. William began his career in 1985 and retired in 2021 from the Bookstore.

Olga Crocker

Olga Crocker, professor emeritus from the Odette School of Business, died June 19, 2023. She joined the University of Windsor faculty in 1976 and retired in 1995. Read Prof. Crocker’s obituary on the Windsor Star website.

Tom Robinson

Tom Robinson, retired librarian from the Leddy Library, died June 12, 2023. He served one term as the head of the Education Library during a career with the University of Windsor that began in 1969 and retired in 1995. Read his obituary on the Windsor Star website.

Frank DeMarco

Frank DeMarco, professor emeritus from the Faculty of Engineering, died May 18, 2023. He served as vice-president and head of engineering during a career with the University of Windsor that began in 1946 until his retirement in 1986. Read Dr. DeMarco’s obituary on the Windsor Star website.

Elizabeth Pinnegar

Elizabeth Pinnegar died May 2, 2023. She began her career in 1990 and retired in 2015 from Facility Services. Read her obituary on the Windsor Star website.

Slobodan Miladinovic

Slobodan Miladinovic died April 25, 2023. He began his career in 1968 and retired in 1999 from Facility Services. Read his obituary on the Windsor Star website.

John Dickinson

John Dickinson, professor emeritus from the Odette School of Business, died April 10, 2023. He joined the University of Windsor faculty in 1980 and retired in 2022. Read Prof. Dickinson’s obituary on the Windsor Star website.

Gediminas Namikas

Gediminas Namikas, professor emeritus from the Department of Psychology, died April 4, 2023. He joined the University of Windsor faculty in 1968 and retired in 1996. Read Dr. Namikas’s obituary on the Windsor Star website.

James Armaly

James Armaly died March 31, 2023. He began his career in 1968 and retired in 1998 from Residence Services. Read his obituary on the Windsor Star website.

Dietmar Lage

Dietmar Lage, associate professor emeritus from the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, died March 16, 2023. He served three terms as head and one term as program chair in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures during a career with the University of Windsor that began in 1983 until his retirement in 2017.

Gerald Fairlie

Gerald Fairlie died March 6, 2023. He began his UWindsor career in 1980 and retired in 2006 from Facility Services. Read his obituary on the Windsor Star website.

Ronald Welch

Ronald Welch died January 28, 2023. He began his career in 1969 and retired in 1998 from the Department of Geography. Read his obituary on the Windsor Star website.

Edward Labute

Edward Labute died January 26, 2023. He began his career in 1967 and retired in 1996 from Facility Services. Read his obituary on the Windsor Star website.

Bruce McGarvey

Bruce McGarvey, professor emeritus from the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, died January 24, 2023. He joined the University of Windsor faculty in 1972 and retired in 1993. Read Dr. McGarvey’s obituary on the Windsor Star website.

Mary Eileen Morris

Mary Eileen Morris died January 23, 2023. She began her career in 1974 and retired in 1991 from the Department of Political Science.

Manabhrana (Lakshman) Marasinghe

Lakshman Marasinghe, professor emeritus from the Faculty of Law, died January 1, 2023. He joined the University of Windsor faculty in 1970 and retired in 1999.

Dathathry (Datta) Thirichonopoly Nataraj Pillay

Datta Pillay, professor emeritus from the Department of Biological Sciences, died January 1, 2023. He served two terms as dean of science during a career with University that began in 1963 until his retirement in 1998. Read Dr. Pillay’s obituary on the Windsor Star website.

2022

James Chacko

James Chacko, professor emeritus from the School of Social Work, died December 23, 2022. He served three terms as director of the School of Social work during a career with the University of Windsor that began in 1981 until his retirement in 1999. Read Dr. Chacko’s obituary on the Windsor Star website.

James Merrit

James Merrit died December 21, 2022. He began his career in 1974 and retired in 2000 from the Energy Conversion Centre. Read his obituary on the Windsor Star website.

Sharon Countryman

Sharon Countryman died December 21, 2022. She began her career in 1979 and retired in 2007 from the Leddy Library. Read her obituary on the Windsor Star website.

Richard Lewis

Richard Lewis, professor emeritus from the Department of Communication, Media, and Film, died December 16, 2022. He joined the University of Windsor faculty in 1983 and retired in 2019. Read Dr. Lewis’s obituary on the Windsor Star website.

Nickolay Siniuk

Nicolas Siniuk died December 16, 2022. He began his career in 1971 and retired in 1994 from Campus Police. Read his obituary on the Windsor Star website.

Lynn Tisdale

Lynn Tisdale died December 15, 2022. She began her career in 1977 and retired in 2019 from Leddy Library. Read her obituary on the Windsor Star website.

Krishan Duggal

Krishan Duggal, professor emeritus from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, died December 1, 2022. He joined the UWindsor faculty in 1966 and retired in 1996. Read Dr. Duggal’s obituary on the Windsor Star website.

Nancy McNevin

Nancy McNevin, associate professor emeritus from the Department of Kinesiology, died November 29, 2022. She joined the University of Windsor faculty in 2007 and retired in 2021.

Wilfred Innerd

Wilfed Innerd, professor emeritus from the Faculty of Education, died November 11, 2022. He taught at the University from 1976 to 2005, including serving as dean from 1983 to 1988. Read Dr. Innerd's obituary on the Windsor Star website.

Sonia Harwood

Sonia Harwood died November 9, 2022. She began her career at the University of Windsor in 1967 and retired in 1993 from the Campus Bookstore.

Janice Waldron

Janice Waldron, professor of music education in the School of Creative Arts, died November 7, 2022. She had 16 years of service with the University at the time of her death. Read Dr. Waldron’s obituary on the Windsor Star website.

Cecil Eaves

Cecil Eaves, professor emeritus from the Department of Kinesiology, died October 31, 2022. He joined the University of Windsor faculty in 1968 and retired in 1996. Read Dr. Eaves’s obituary on the Windsor Star website.

Teresa Basile

Teresa Basile died October 13, 2022. She began her career in 1963 and retired in 1993 from Facility Services. Read her obituary on the Windsor Star website.

David Cotter

David Cotter, professor emeritus from the Department of Biological Sciences, died September 17, 2022. He served as associate dean of graduate studies and two terms as head of biological sciences during a career with the University of Windsor that began in 1975 until his retirement in 2006. Read Dr. Cotter’s obituary on the Ottawa Citizen website.

Patricia Aroca

Patricia Aroca died away July 7, 2022. She began her career in 1985 and retired in 2005 from the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry.

Elizabeth Montague

Elizabeth Montague died July 1, 2022. She began her career in 1977 and retired in 1999 from the Finance Department. Read her obituary on the Windsor Star website.

John Masse

John Masse died June 21, 2022. He began his University of Windsor career in 1970 and retired in 1992 from Facility Services. Read his obituary on the Windsor Star website.

Uma Jindal

Uma Jindal died May 22, 2022. She began her career in 1966 and retired in 1994 from the Leddy Library.

Brenda Schreiber

Brenda Schreiber died May 20, 2022. She began her career in 2001 and ended her career working in Athletics and Recreational Services. Read her obituary on the Windsor Star website.