Obituary for Jason Doucette



It is with heavy hearts that the members of CUPE 3912 SMU TLC wish to share news about the passing of a wonderful colleague and great friend, Brother Jason Doucette. After battling a number of serious health problems, Jason passed away at his home on June 17th.

A native of Prince Edward Island, Jason Doucette was a truly dedicated and talented instructor who taught EAL at Saint Mary’s University from 2003 to 2021. Jason was active in CUPE throughout his career. He was a member of the executive for CUPE 4406, the former local for SMU EAL instructors. In 2011, he served as Treasurer of CUPE 3912 and he represented the local at the National Convention.

Jason was deeply respected by all his coworkers and adored by his students for his great sense of humour and extensive knowledge of language, culture, and academia. He was 47 years old, and he will be dearly missed.