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
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
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
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 TBD 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 - 11/18/2020 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