Death of a student

Death of a student

February 21, 2013


Queen’s regrets to inform the community of the death of a second-year student. Kevin Cournoyer, 20, of Winnipeg, was a student in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and a resident of Harkness International Hall.

The cause of death is under investigation. 

“On behalf of the university, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy to Kevin’s family and friends,” says Principal Daniel Woolf. “I am extremely saddened by this loss of a member of our Queen’s community.”

Flags on campus will be lowered in Kevin’s memory.

Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. Timothy's Catholic Church, 135 John Forsyth Rd. in Winnipeg.

Anyone in need of support is encouraged to contact Health, Counselling and Disability Services at 613-533-6000 ext.78264 and/or University Chaplain Brian Yealland at 613-533-2186. After hours, students are encouraged to contact Campus Security at 613-533-6080.