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Obituary: Joseph L. McPartland, Student

Joseph L. McPartland, 18, passed away on Monday, Sept. 12. He was a freshman engineering major from Roswell, Georgia.

“We were deeply saddened to learn of Joseph’s passing,” said Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students L. Christopher Miller. “He was a joy to all those who knew him. The Clemson community sends thoughts and prayers to his family and friends as they grieve this loss.”

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is providing grief counseling to students. Any student who wants to speak to a counselor should contact CAPS at 864-656-2451. Counseling services are also available to faculty and staff through Deer Oaks, the University’s Employee Assistance Program provider, at 866-327-2400.

Visitation for family and friends will be held on Monday, Sept. 19 at 5 p.m. at Northside Chapel & Crematory in Roswell, Georgia. A funeral service will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at St. Peter Chanel Catholic Church at 11330 Woodstock Road in Roswell.

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