In Memoriam

We note with regret the deaths of these members of our Rutgers community and extend condolences to their families, colleagues, and friends.

Name Department Position
* Denotes Active Employee
Date of Passing Date of Rutgers Flag Lowering
Active Employee or Retiree
Details
Taylor, Donald Admissions Director of Graduate and Professional Admissions February 17, 2021 TBD Obituary
Schneider, Dr. Daniel RWJ Neurology Associate Professor* February 8, 2021 TBD No Details Available
Peterkin, Dorcille Housing Custodian February 5, 2021 TBD No Details Available
Jones, Melanie UCHC Garden State UCHC Technician* February 4, 2021 TBD No Details Available
Lansing, Dr. Martha RWJ Family Medicine Associate Professor* February 4, 2021 TBD Obituary
Fleischner, Peter n/a n/a January 30, 2021 n/a Obituary
Williams, Jerome RBS Marketing Distinguished Professor* January 29, 2021 TBD Obituary
Carras, Mary Political Science Professor Emerita January 17, 2021 TBD No Details Available
Brooks, Andrew I. RUCDR Infinite Biologics Chief Operating Officer and Director of Information Technology January 23, 2021 TBD Obituary
Ceballos, Paul NJMS PHRI Center Sr. Lab Animal Care Tech* January 21, 2021 TBD Obituary
Melon, Lisa UFCP Transportation Services New Brunswick Accounting Supervisor January 18, 2021 TBD No Details Available
Streu, Herbert Entomology Professor January 16, 2021 TBD Obituary
Fitzgerald, Colleen RWJ Psychiatry Program Support Specialist* January 16, 2021 TBD Obituary
Armstrong, Yorel OIT-Newark Computing Services System Administrator* January 14, 2021 TBD Obituary
Milton, E. Renee NJMS Pharmacology Program Assistant* January 13, 2021 TBD Obituary
Finlay, Constance Livingston Library Librarian January 12, 2021 TBD Obituary
Hernandez, Ana IPO Environmental Services Custodian* December 31, 2020 TBD Obituary
Blum, Paula College of Nursing Assistant to the Dean December 27, 2020 04/26/2021 - 04/27/2021 Obituary
Barnes, Walter RHG RWJ Med Pod Budget Analyst* December 21, 2020 TBD Obituary
Ernest, Gene Cook College Business Office Director of Business Affairs December 18, 2020 04/28/2021 - 04/29/2021 Obituary
Chetrancolo, William Lopez Maintenance HVAC Maintenance Mechanic December 13, 2020 04/21/2021 - 04/22/2021 No Details Available
Kluiber, Rudolph Chemistry Professor Emeritus December 2, 2020 TBD Obituary
Vanterpool, Patricia NJMS Pediatrics WIC Program Nutritionist December 1, 2020 04/05/2021 - 04/06/2021 No Details Available
Schindler, Kathleen Continuing Education Center Secretary November 30, 2020 TBD Obituary
Seneca,  Dr. Joseph Economics
Academic Affairs
Distinguished University Professor Emeritus
Vice President for Academic Affairs Emeritus
November 27, 2020 03/22/2021 - 03/23/2021 Obituary
Johnson, Barbara Lorainne Registrar's Office Office Manager November 24, 2020 04/07/2021 - 04/08/2021 Obituary
Vaschillo, Dr. Evgeny SAS-DLS Kinesiology & Health Associate Research Professor* November 21, 2020 03/24/2021 - 03/25/2021 Obituary
LaTorre, Rose Marie Library Assistant Library of Science and Medicine November 20, 2020 03/29/2021 - 03/30/2021 Obituary
Gurowitz, Linda Payroll Services Payroll Supervisor November 17, 2020 03/17/2021 - 03/18/2021 Obituary
Freeman, Herbert  Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Emeritus November 15, 2020 04/14/2021 - 04/15/2021 Obituary
Natereli, Jean Secretary Food Science November 15, 2020 03/31/2021 - 04/01/2021 Obituary
Hernandez, Judy 'Joy' NJMS Office of Managed Care Business Consultant* November 13, 2020 03/10/2021 - 03/11/2021 Obituary
Drew, Daniel SASN Arts, Culture & Media Technical Director* November 13, 2020 03/08/2021 - 03/09/2021 Obituary
Szeli, Jenoe Mechanical Maintenance Painter-Maintenance Mechanic November 5, 2020 03/15/2021 - 03/16/2021 No Details Available
Salvat, Sr., Victor Facilities Sr. Electrician / Maintenance Mechanic November 3, 2020 04/12/2021 - 04/13/2021 Obituary
Ward, William SEBS-Biochemistry & Microbiology Associate Professor November 3, 2020 03/03/2021 - 03/04/2021 Obituary
Mahedy, Christine RWJ Child Health Institute of NJ Secretary* October 23, 2020 02/24/2021 - 02/25/2021 Obituary
Kramer, Lois Academic/Student Affairs Administrative Assistant October 13, 2020 02/22/2021 - 02/23/2021 Obituary
Kupcho, Helen Agriculture & Natural Resources Administrative Assistant October 9, 2020 02/15/2021 - 02/16/2021 Obituary
Becker, Seymour History Professor Emeritus October 5, 2020 02/10/2021 - 02/11/2021 No Details Available
Seay, Nora OIT Enterprise/IT Client Services Manager* October 3, 2020 02/08/2021 - 02/09/2021 No Details Available
Bachman, Todd n/a n/a September 29, 2020 n/a Obituary
Moharita, Dr. Anabella NJMS Academic Medicine Assistant Professor September 26, 2020 04/19/2021 - 04/20/2021 Obituary
Schleifer, Dr. Steven NJMS - Psychiatry Professor September 25, 2020 02/03/2021 - 02/04/2021 Obituary
Taliaferro, Nicole School of Nursing - FXB Center Staff Assistant* September 20, 2020 02/01/2021 - 02/02/2021 Obituary
Ginsburg, Ruth Bader Rutgers Law School Professor September 18, 2020 09/18/2020 - 09/28/2020
per federal decree
NJ.com article
Abdelnaby, Hosny Dining Services Dining Services Worker* September 7, 2020 01/27/2021 - 01/28/2021 No Details Available
Brewin Jr., Arthur C. Rutgers University–Camden Assistant Dean September 4, 2020 01/19/2021 - 01/20/2021 Obituary
Goode, Kenneth IPO Facilities Utilities Manager of Engineering August 24, 2020 03/01/2021 - 03/02/2021 Obituary
Carver, Lance UCHC UCHC Staff Nurse* August 20, 2020 01/06/2021 - 01/07/2021 No Details Available
McAdams, Daniel Housing Custodian* August 15, 2020 12/23/2020 - 12/24/2020 No Details Available
Jadwinski, Theresa  UCHC Health Records Clerk* August 12, 2020 12/16/2020 - 12/17/2020 Obituary
Gunkel, Dr. Kathy College of Nursing Clinical Assistant Professor* August 6, 2020 12/14/2020 - 12/15/2020 Obituary
Lagunoff, Dr. David NJMS Department of Surgery Adjunct Professor August 3, 2020 01/13/2021 - 01/14/2021 Obituary
Atkinson, Dudley UCHC-Edna Mahan UCHC Mental Health Clinician III* July 30, 2020 01/04/2021 - 01/05/2021 Obituary
Ricketts, Daryl Livingston Dining Commons Store Keeper* July 30, 2020 12/09/2020 - 12/10/2020 No Details Available
Lenaghan, John Professor Emeritus History July 27, 2020 02/17/2021 - 02/18/2021 Obituary
Morris, Walter Maintenance Senior Plumber July 24, 2020 12/07/2020 - 12/08/2020 No Details Available
Zatz, Joel Pharmacy Professor Emeritus July 14, 2020 12/21/2020 - 12/22/2020 Obituary
Lee, Maurice History Professor Emeritus July 11, 2020 01/11/2021 - 01/12/2021 Obituary
Agresti, Corado Dining Services Manager July 9, 2020 11/30/2020 - 12/01/2020 Obituary
Merkoski, Mary University Relations Public Information Coordinator July 3, 2020 11/18/2020 - 11/19/2020 No Details Available
Blaustein, Leon Entomology Visiting Professor June 23, 2020 N/A No Details Available
Taub, Nadine Rutgers Law School Professor Emerita June 16, 2020 01/25/2021 - 01/26/2021 Obituary
Rollins, James Earl Public Safety Security Officer June 11, 2020 11/16/2020 - 11/17/2020 No Details Available
Cohen, Harriet Mathematics Secretary June 4, 2020 11/09/2020 - 11/10/2020

Obituary

Bott, Darryl MGSA - Music Associate Professor* May 23, 2020 11/02/2020 - 11/03/2020

Obituary

DeMichele, Jodi School of Nursing - Child Health Program (CHP) Health Care Case Manager* May 20, 2020 10/28/2020 - 10/29/2020

No Details Available

Roberts, William J. SEBS/NJAES Professor May 21, 2020 10/26/2020 - 10/27/2020

Obituary Letter

Pender, Barbara Public Safety Security Officer May 11, 2020 10/19/2020 - 10/20/2020 No Details Available
Kupcho, John Rutgers Cooperative Extension Essex Cty Agricultural Agent
Chair - Dept. of Agriculture & Natural Resources
May 11, 2020 10/21/2020 - 10/22/2020 Obituary
Bilinski, Barbara Pharmacology Office Manager May 10, 2020 N/A Obituary
Sokolowski, Thomas J. Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum Director* May 6, 2020 10/12/2020 - 10/13/2020 No Details Available
Johnson, Cindy Procurement Category Analyst* May 4, 2020 10/14/2020 - 10/15/2020 No Details Available
Berlin, Zeke Theater & Speech Professor Emeritus April 28, 2020 10/07/2020 - 10/08/2020 Obituary
Santise, Deborah UCHC Health Records Clerk* April 26, 2020 11/11/2020 - 11/12/2020 Obituary
Richardson, Bennie IPO: Environmental Services-Newark Senior Environmental Services Worker* April 25, 2020 10/05/2020 - 10/06/2020 No Details Available
Gerwig, John Lester Cooperative Extension Professor Emeritus
Dean/Director of Cooperative Extension
April 24, 2020 09/28/2020 - 09/29/2020 Obituary
Blocker, Rodney IPO: Material & Logistical Services Sr. Material Handler* April 21, 2020 09/23/2020 - 09/24/2020 No Details Available
Carr, Patrick Sociology Associate Professor* April 16, 2020 09/14/2020 - 09/15/2020 No Details Available
Johnson, Robert Housing Custodian April 14, 2020 11/04/2020 - 11/05/2020

No Details Available

Muckenhoupt, Dr. Benjamin Mathematics Professor Emeritus April 13, 2020 09/02/2020 - 09/03/2020 Obituary
Ng, Francis (Kim Wah) Rutgers Business School - Finance & Economics Assistant Professor* April 12, 2020 08/24/2020 - 08/25/2020 Obituary
Loukedis, Helen Physical Plant Assistant to Superintendent April 11, 2020 09/16/2020 - 09/17/2020 Obituary
Mandel, Ruth B. Eagleton Institute of Politics Board of Governors Professor*
Sr. Scholar & Former Director CAWP
Former Director of Eagleton
April 11, 2020 08/26/2020 - 08/27/2020 Obituary
Cancro, Peter Osher Life Long Learning Institute at Rutgers Unit Admin/Specialist* April 10, 2020 09/30/2020 - 10/01/2020 No Details Available
Evanowski, Stella Library of Science & Medicine Library Assistant April 10, 2020 09/09/2020 - 09/10/2020 Obituary
Wheeden, Richard Mathematics Distinguished Professor Emeritus April 9, 2020 08/31/2020 - 09/01/2020 No Details Available
Rosen, Dr. Joseph D. Food Science Professor Emeritus April 9, 2020 09/21/2020 - 09/22/2020 Obituary
Glasser, Dr. Paul School of Social Work Dean & Professor Emeritus April 9, 2020 11/25/2020 - 11/29/2020 Obituary
Zablocki, Benjamin Sociology Professor Emeritus April 6, 2020 08/19/2020 - 08/20/2020 No Details Available
Regala, Alfredo RWJMS User Support Specialist* April 6, 2020 08/17/2020 - 08/18/2020 No Details Available
Wall, Dr. Cheryl A. English Distinguished Professor*
Board of Governors Professor
Zora Neale Hurston Professor
April 4, 2020 08/10/2020 - 08/11/2020 Obituary
Cicala, Susan UCHC UCHC Staff Nurse* April 4, 2020 04/15/2020 - 04/16/2020 Obituary
Eng, Henry Mathematics Professor Emeritus April 2, 2020 12/02/2020 - 12/03/2020 Obituary
Mercado-Rodriguez, Pedro University Police Security Officer March 30, 2020 08/12/2020 - 08/13/2020 Obituary
Leonard, Zimika IPO: Envir. Services-Newark Environmental Service Worker* March 30, 2020 04/13/2020 - 04/14/2020 No Details Available
Wacker, Peter O. Geography Professor Emeritus March 24, 2020 04/06/2020 - 04/07/2020 Obituary
Singleton, Barbara UCHC UCHC Mental Health Clinician* March 17, 2020 03/30/2020 - 03/31/2020 Obituary
Chavous, Quentin Spanish History Professor March 12, 2020 N/A Obituary
Ferrara, Michael University Budget Office Assistant Director of Budget & Resource Studies March 9, 2020 03/25/2020 - 03/26/2020 Obituary
Wittman, Gail Douglass College Assistant Dean of Students February 24, 2020 03/17/2020 - 03/18/2020 No Details Available
Cartmell, Peter Board of Trustees
Board of Governors
Emeritus
Former Member
February 22, 2020 03/13/2020 - 03/16/2020 Obituary
Ochs, Robert F. University Public Safety Assistant Vice President of Public Safety February 19, 2020 03/23/2020 - 03/24/2020 Obituary
Fosbre, Susan Ann RWJ-ObGyn-Chairman's Office Program Administrator* February 14, 2020 03/04/2020 - 03/05/2020 Obituary
Muha, George Chemistry Professor Emeritus February 13, 2020 03/11/2020 - 03/12/2020 Obituary
Taylor, Derrick UBHC Mental Health Clinician* February 5, 2020 03/02/2020 - 03/03/2020 Obituary
Johnson, Dr. William RWJ Neurology House Staff Professor of Neurology* January 30, 2020 02/24/2020 - 02/25/2020 No Details Available
Spiegel, Marilyn 4-H Cumberland County Agent January 29, 2020 02/19/2020 - 02/20/2020 No Details Available
Keene, Yvonne SASN - Office of Academic Services Assistant to the Dean* January 29, 2020 02/17/2020 - 02/18/2020 Obituary
Valance, James NJMS Radiology Nuclear Medical Technician* January 22, 2020 02/10/2020 - 02/11/2020 No Details Available
Barros-Neto, Jose Mathematics Professor Emeritus January 14, 2020 02/03/2020 - 02/04/2020 Obituary
Arnold, Igor Rutgers Business School Unit Computing Manager* January 11, 2020 02/12/2020 - 02/13/2020 No Details Available
Buchanan, Elena S. Board of Trustees
Counseling Service
Trustee
Assistant Dean
January 5, 2020 01/23/2020 - 01/24/2020 Obituary
Myers, Yvonne Housing Custodian January 1, 2020 02/05/2020 - 02/06/2020 No Details Available
Eveleigh, Douglas SEBS-Biochemistry & Microbiology Professor Emeritus December 30, 2019 01/29/2020 - 01/30/2020 Obituary
Chen, Dr. Chwen-Mei UCHC Dentist* December 29, 2019 03/09/2020 - 03/10/2020 Obituary
Hill, Nancy CINJ-OHRS Regulatory Program Development Analyst* December 22, 2019 01/08/2020 - 01/09/2020 Obituary 
Schrancz, Andrew IPO Sr. Carpenter/Maintenance Mechanic December 14, 2019 02/26/2020 - 02/27/2020 Obituary
Chao, Hua IPO Custodian December 1, 2019 01/13/2020 - 01/14/2020 No Details Available
Romatowski, Thomas Golf Course Golf Course Supervisor* November 27, 2019 01/06/2020 - 01/07/2020 No Details Available
Kalelkar, Dr. Mohan Physics & Astronomy Professor November 22, 2019 11/23/2020 - 11/24/2020 Obituary
Foster, William Biological Sciences Professor/Chair November 21, 2019 12/09/2019 - 12/10/2019 No Details Available
Walden, Theodore School of Social Work Professor November 20, 2019 01/21/2020 - 01/22/2020 Obituary
Pogers Pogroszewski, Patricia Plant Pathology Secretary November 20, 2019 01/15/2020 - 01/16/2020 Obituary 
Reynolds, Linda Hurtado Health Center Health Technician November 19, 2019 12/16/2019 - 12/17/2019 Obituary
Jastive, Danilo Treasury Operations Compliance Accounting Manager* November 9, 2019 12/11/2019 - 12/12/2019 Obituary
Voorhees, Donald Maintenance Service-CAC Senior Maintenance Mechanic October 17, 2019 10/28/2019- 10/29/2019 No Details Available
Lakatos, David Facilities Maintenance Services Grounds Worker* October 11, 2019 11/04/2019 - 11/05/2019 No Details Available
Bodden, Astor "Vince" Camden IT Web Developer* September 23, 2019 10/09/2019 - 10/10/2019 Obituary
Hillard, Harry BSPPP Dean's Office Part-Time Lecturer* September 14, 2019 10/07/2019 - 10/08/2019 Obituary
Messing, Dr. Joachim Institue of Microbiology/Waksman Institute Director* September 13, 2019 10/02/2019 - 10/03/2019 No Details Available
Lawson, Glenda Facilities Maintenance Services Senior Custodian August 22, 2019 09/23/2019 - 09/24/2019 Obituary
Deutsch, Ira Facilities Design Sr. Project Design Engineer August 13, 2019 09/18/2019 - 09/19/2019 Obituary
White, Claude Board of Trustees Trustee August 10, 2019 09/06/2019 - 09/09/2019 Obituary
Wagner, Cheryl Professional Accounting Secretary August 8, 2019 09/16/2019 - 09/17/2019 Obituary
Murray, James University Procurement Supervising Buyer August 7, 2019 09/25/2019 - 09/26/2019 Obituary
Brown, Bertha UBHC Behavioral Health Secretary August 3, 2019 09/04/2019 - 09/05/2019 No Details Available
Panlilio, Maria University Inn Event Coordinator* August 2, 2019 08/26/2019 - 08/27/2019 Arrangements
Walden, Robert NJMS Sr. Director Administration* August 2, 2019 08/19/2019 - 08/20/2019 Obituary
Rivers, Jr. Dudley H. Board of Trustees
Board of Governors
Emeritus July 29, 2019 08/09/2019 - 08/12/2019 Arrangements
Robinson, Shennell Camden School of Business Administrative Assistant* July 27, 2019 08/14/2019 - 08/15/2019 No Details Available
Karel, Dr. Marcus Food Science Professor July 25, 2019 08/21/2019 - 08/22/2019 Obituary
Grafton, Louise MGSA-Theater Arts Part-Time Lecturer* July 20, 2019 10/30/2019 - 10/31/2019 No Details Available
Hoddeson, David English Department Associate Professor July 18, 2019 08/05/2019 - 08/06/2019 Obituary
York, Thomas Rutgers Business School Assistant Professor July 17, 2019 08/07/2019 - 08/08/2019 Obituary
Martens, Peter Co-op Extension Service - County 4-H County Agent July 5, 2019 07/17/2019 - 07/18/2019 Obituary
Gordon, Broc IPO Facilities Operating Engineer III* July 2, 2019 07/22/2019 - 07/23/2019 No Details Available
Chao, Caroline MGSA Theater Arts Teaching Instructor* June 23, 2019 07/24/2019 - 07/25/2019 No Details Available
Bird, Richard Registrar Registrar June 17, 2019 06/24/2019 - 06/25/2019 Obituary
Grasso, John Communications Adjunct Professor* June 15, 2019 06/26/2019 - 06/27/2019 Obituary
Westbrook, Paul SEBS-Agricultural Econ & Marketing Part-time Lecturer* June 16, 2019 08/26/2019 - 08/27/2019 Obituary 
Morales, Jorge IPO-Material & Logistical Services Supervisor* June 9, 2019 06/19/2019 - 06/20/2019 Obituary
Bors, Elizabeth Douglass Project Sr. Student Programs Coordinator* May 26, 2019 06/05/2019 - 06/06/2019 No Details Available
Torre, Jennie Repair Department Secretary May 24, 2019 06/12/2019 - 06/13/2019 Obituary
Glickman, Dr. Norman Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy Retired University Professor May 8, 2019 06/10/2019 - 06/11/2019 Obituary
Bergen Jr., Dr. Stanley S. University of Medicine & Dentistry Founding President Emeritus April 24, 2019 05/09/2019 - 05/10/2019 Obituary
Hess, Charles Cook College Founding Dean April 13, 2019 05/02/2019 - 05/03/2019 Obituary
Schwalb, Dr. Marvin NJMS Professor of Microbiology April 10, 2019 05/06/2019 - 05/07/2019 Obituary
Ayres, Vincent University Police Security Officer April 6, 2019 04/24/2019 - 04/25/2019 No Details Available
Kinsella, Cornelia M. Department of Mathematics Business Specialist* April 4, 2019 04/17/2019 - 04/18/2019 Obituary
Lehne, Dr. Charles R. Political Science Professor Emeritus March 30, 2019 04/22/2019 - 04/23/2019 Obituary
Beck, Felix M. Board of Trustees
Board of Governors
Emeritus March 26, 2019 04/11/2019 - 04/12/2019 Obituary
Mackenzie-Nadonley, Gail Science and Computer Education Center Accounting Specialist/Math March 16, 2019 04/29/2019 - 04/30/2019 No Details Available
Giske, Alma Student Finance Services Acting Supervisor March 13, 2019 03/27/2019 - 03/28/2019 Obituary
Tiger, Dr. Virginia English Department Professor March 12, 2019 04/15/2019 - 04/16/2019 Obituary
Hill Sr., Frederick J. Athletics Head Baseball Coach
(Retired 2014)
March 2, 2019 03/21/2019 - 03/22/2019> Obituary
Leib, Walter Board of Trustees Emeritus March 1, 2019 03/14/2019 - 03/15/2019 Obituary
King, Dr. Donald Library and Information Studies Professor February 21, 2019 03/18/2019 - 03/19/2019 Obituary
Gomez, Dolores Maintenance Service Custodian February 13, 2019 02/27/2019 - 02/28/2019 No Details Available
Alvarez, Michael Newark Athletic and Recreation Assistant Director Athletics* February 5, 2019 02/13/2019 - 02/14/2019 No Details Available
Bartone, Denise NJAES Food Innovation Ctr Marketing Specialist* February 4, 2019 02/25/2019 - 02/26/2019 Obituary
Mappen, Marc Faculty of Arts and Science-Newark  Associate Dean for Academic Affairs January 6, 2019 N/A Obituary
Esper, William Theater Arts Professor Emeritus January 26, 2019 02/11/2019 - 02/12/2019 Obituary
Williams, Winston Newark Comparative Med Senior Animal Caretaker December 22, 2018 02/07/2019 - 02/08/2019 No Details Available
Martin, Eddie University Police Security Guard Sergeant December 8, 2018 01/07/2019 - 01/08/2019 Obituary
Bolikal, Durgadas SAS Ctr Biomaterials Assistant Research Professor October 28, 2018 01/09/2019 - 01/10/2019 Obituary
Still, Dr. Cecil Plant Sciences Department Professor Emeritus November 26, 2012 12/11/2012 - 12/12/2012 Obituary