Student Death: Joseph Lutz

Posted on 11/12/2013 10:18:15 AM

I am saddened to inform you of the death of Joseph Lutz, 22, of Plum, a junior majoring in Management Information Systems. Joseph died Saturday, November 9, 2013, as a result of a motorcycle accident in Fox Chapel.

Visitation for family and friends will be Wednesday, November 13, from 2:00–4:00 and 6:00–8:00 p.m. at Maurice L. Knee, Ltd., Funeral Home, 7663 Saltsburg Road, in Plum. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, November 14, at 10:00 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Plum Creek Cemetery.

Condolences may be expressed online on the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Guest Book or on the funeral home website.

News such as this can evoke strong feelings. The best way to cope is to talk to your closest friends, family members, or trusted teachers. There are people among us who have experienced similar events, and they are often more than willing to help others going through difficult circumstances.

Students who would like to speak with a counselor should call 724-357-2621 or visit the Counseling Center in the Center for Health and Well-Being, Suites on Maple East.

Michael A. Driscoll
President, IUP