The University of Waterloo announces, with deep sadness, the death of  Ethan Dhoum. Ethan was a second-year Science student. 

Ethan is fondly remembered by his friends and classmates and those in his community in Waterloo, and at home as a kind person who was always helping others. He was active with the Malton Aquatic club. 

Ethan’s family will be holding a public memorial and funeral service on Wednesday, November 23: 

Public Visitation: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Funeral Service: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Lotus Funeral & Cremation Centre
121 City View Drive
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The University community extends our deepest sympathies to Ethan’s family and friends. We encourage those who wish to share their condolences with his family to do so in the tribute book that they have set up. 

Please know that there are counselling services available to help deal with the painful news of the passing of a fellow student and friend. You can contact any of these available resources. 

Support for Students 

Counselling Services - 519-888-4096 (#2 on prompt for Counselling Services) 

EmpowerMe, Student Assistance Program 

Student Health Benefit (for private counselling) 

UW Chaplains 

Mates (peer support) - 

Here 24/7 - 1-844-437-3247 
Health Services - Student Medical Clinic - 519-888-4096 
Grand River Hospital - 519-749-4300 
St. Mary's Hospital - 519-744-3311 
Good2Talk - 1-866-925-5454 
Crisis Services Canada - 1-833-456-4566 or by texting 45645   

The Coping Centre 

Bereaved Families of Ontario-Midwestern Region 

Canadian Mental Health Association: Specific for support in grieving 

Employee based support for faculty and staff 

Employee and Family Assistance Plan 

Employee Extended Health Benefits (private counselling)