The University of Waterloo announces, with deep sadness, the death of Ethan Dhoum
The University of Waterloo announces, with deep sadness, the death of Ethan DhoumBy University Communications
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)
Student Health Benefit (for private counselling)
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
Canadian Mental Health Association: Specific for support in grieving
Employee based support for faculty and staff
Employee Extended Health Benefits (private counselling)
The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. Our active work toward reconciliation takes place across our campuses through research, learning, teaching, and community building, and is centralized within our Office of Indigenous Relations.