The University of Guelph community is mourning the death of Bernice Misener, a member of the University’s Hospitality Services team, who passed away October 22.

A celebration of life is planned for Saturday, Nov. 5 at Gilchrist Chapel, McIntyre and Wilkie Funeral Home in Guelph. Condolences to Bernice’s family may be shared through an online memorial site. Campus flags will be lowered to half-mast on Nov. 4 in Bernice’s honour.

Support services and initiatives are available for all students, faculty and staff, including:

  • Employee assistance program for faculty and staff, 1-800-265-8310
  • Multi-Faith Resource Team, Ext. 58909
  • Student Counselling Services, Ext. 53244
  • Crisis Text Line, text “UofG” to 686868

This message is shared with the community following University protocol.