Obituary: Andy Joseph

Kate Jamison, Print News Editor

Junior Andy Joseph died Aug. 29 in an off campus residence. Joseph, who had a history of epilepsy, was found unresponsive by his roommates and was declared dead by the New Orleans Emergency Medical Services.

Joseph was a student in the A.B. Freeman School of Business who majored in legal studies. He grew up in West Chester, Pennsylvania. 

Joseph had a passion for music. He sang and played guitar in a band called Windoview. His music is available for purchase on iTunes.

Junior Carter Joseph Grochala, a close friend to Joseph, said Joseph was well known for his musical talent.  

“He was so modest that for the final year I knew him he wouldn’t even bring up the fact that he was a pseudo celebrity on YouTube,” Grochala said.

An avid soccer and video game player, Joseph was social and loved talking to people and making them laugh. 

“He was the guy that would stop and talk to you, whether or not it would make him late to class or screw up his own obligations,” Grochala said. 

Joseph’s close friend, junior Isabella Hermantin, said she learned important lessons from him. 

“He taught me how to let go, enjoy the simple things and, above all, he showed me the meaning of love and how to care about a singular person more than anyone or anything else in the entire world,” Hermantin said. “I love you Andy and wherever you are, Laissez les bons temps rouler!”