When a current or retired employee of West Chester University passes away, the Human Resources Office will send out a bereavement announcement to the campus community via an all-users email. Please complete the Bereavement Announcement Request Form so that accurate information is shared.
Louis spent most of his career at West Chester University as Associate Professor in the Earth and Space Science Department, and enjoyed guiding countless students as Director of the University's Academic Advising Center. Louis earned numerous distinctions during his career, including the prestigious Gustav Ohaus award of the National Science Teachers' Association. He retired from West Chester University in 2008 after 45 years of service. He will be dearly missed by the WCU community.
Scott came to WCU as a Professor of Literacy and Reading in 2001. He was the author of "The Power of Words" and "Making Words Matter" as well as other books, and numerous articles for professional journals. All who knew Scott, including colleagues and students, found him to be helpful, generous, and a loyal friend. After 11 years of service, he retired in 2012. He will be dearly missed by the WCU community.
Vivian was employed by WCU in the Custodial Services Department. She retired in 2013. She will be dearly missed by the WCU community.
Mary worked as the Assistant Director of the Francis Harvey Green Library. After 25 years of service, she retired in 2001. She will be dearly missed by the WCU community.
Dr. Lu was employeed with WCU since 2005 as an Associate Professor of Computer Science. She served on the department’s Evaluation Committee and as the department’s Assessment Coordinator for many years. She also founded the Women in Computing Club and mentored many future computer scientists. She will be dearly missed by the WCU community.
Charlotte was employed by WCU for 27 years as a Professor of Undergraduate Social Work. She retired in 1998. She will be dearly missed by the WCU community.