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UTCVM Loses Faculty Member and Friend

(Knoxville, TN) -- UT College of Veterinary Medicine has lost a respected faculty member and friend to leukemia. Dr. Charmi Mendis-Handagama passed away peacefully early Sunday, July 22, 2012 in Texas while bravely fighting to overcome her illness.  Her funeral service will be in Knoxville at the Church of the Ascension, 800 South Northshore Drive, on August 2nd (Thursday) at 6pm, followed by a reception in the parish hall. In lieu of flowers the family has asked that donations be made in Dr. Charmis honor to the veterinary college's general scholarship fund. 





Posted: 07-30-12 Viewed: 37712 times

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Sandra Harbison
College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Tennessee
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996

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