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Queen’s remembers student Jack Quipp

The Queen’s community is remembering Jack Donovan Quipp, who passed away on Monday, Oct. 25. Jack was 20 years old, from St. Thomas, ON.

Jack was born in Guelph, and graduated from St. Joseph’s High School in St. Thomas. He was in his third year of studies in Mine-Mechanical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Jack was a very positive person, appreciative of others, and always helpful. He is described by classmates and his department as really smart, and passionate about mining and engineering. He is being remembered for his smile and his meaningful interactions with classmates and other members of the university community.

Jack will be deeply missed by his parents, Adam and Janina (Wrobel) Quipp, his sister Eadie Quipp grandparents Stan and Ann Wrobel and Ron Quipp and Mary McBain (John), his extended family, and his many friends. 

Visitations were held at Williams Funeral Home, in St. Thomas, on Monday, Nov. 1, with the funeral to take place on Tuesday, Nov. 2. Memorial donations can be made to Canadian Mental Health Association.

Students who need support are encouraged to contact Student Wellness ServicesFaith and Spiritual Life, or supportservices@queensu.ca. 24/7 supports include Good2Talk (call 1-866-925-5454 or text GOOD2TALKON to 686868) and EmpowerMe (call 1-833-628-5589).

Faculty and staff can receive support through the Employee and Family Assistance Plan.