Christy Desmet
University Chapel

There will be a secular memorial service for Christy Desmet on Friday, September 28th at the University of Georgia Chapel at 4pm, with a reception to follow on the patio of the UGA English Department, Park Hall.

Guests with mobility needs will find it easier to access the chapel from the back door, located near the UGA bell tower. If you have a handicapped parking permit, you will be able to park in the lot directly behind the chapel, which has access from Broad Street. 

All other guests are invited to park in the North Campus Parking Deck, 231 S. Jackson Street Athens,GA 30602. Please pull a ticket upon entering the garage. You will simply hand the ticket to the attendant upon departing and inform them that you attended the memorial service.

Christy's friends and family are establishing The Christy Desmet Memorial Fund to support graduate students working in British Literature prior to 1900. In lieu of flowers or other gifts, you may make a tax-deductible gift to this new fund by going on-line to or by sending checks made payable to: The Christy Desmet Memorial Fund, Att. Kate Arnold, The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, 124 Old College, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602.

For further information please contact Roxanne Eberle, Associate Professor: