Announcement regarding deaths of two staff members
July 5th, 2017
This announcement was emailed July 5 to faculty and staff by Communications and External Relations:
We are saddened to announce that two Wake Forest staff members died last weekend.
Karen Logan, an administrative assistant in the Department of Physics, died July 1.
Hubert Samuels, a mail clerk in Mail Services, died July 2.
Ms. Logan joined the Wake Forest staff in 2011. She worked in University Advancement before working in the Department of Physics.
Mr. Samuels joined the Wake Forest staff in 1987.
We grieve the death of Ms. Logan and Mr. Samuels and extend our condolences to their families and friends, as well as those at Wake Forest who had the opportunity to know them.
A funeral service for Mr. Samuels will be held at 3 p.m. July 8 at Hooper Funeral Home in Winston-Salem. Visitation will occur at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Information about a service for Ms. Logan will be posted on the Inside WFU website later this week when arrangements have been finalized.
Wake Forest offers support and counseling services for all students, faculty and staff. The Counseling Center may be reached at 336-758-5273, the Chaplain’s Office at 336-758-5210. For faculty and staff, there is also the Employee Assistance Program at 336-716-5493.