Joseph Edmund Johannes Habowsky PhD

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HABOWSKY, Professor Joseph Edmund Johannes, Ph.D. Died peacefully on July 12, 2009. Husband of Joyce (nee Atkinson-Cockerill). Born in Coburg, Bavaria, Germany in 1928 the only son of the late Herrn and Frau Joseph Habovsky, predeceased by sisters Susanne Habovsky and Martha Galbavy. He leaves: Cousin Joseph Pekarcik and Family, brother-in-law John and Joyce Atkinson, Audrey Hartley, Don and Anne Atkinson, Madge and Ernie Saunders, England, Keith and Sheila Atkinson, Australia and many nieces and nephews. Attended Ernestinum- Deutsches Gymnasium 1939-50. Landwirtschaftlicher Geselle, Landwirtschaftsamt, Bamberg, Bavaria, 1952. Technische Universitat Munchen, Bavaria- Diploma Landwirt, 1955. University of Toronto M.S.A. 1958. University of Toronto, Ph.D. 1962. Dr. Habowsky taught Cytology and Histology in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Windsor for twenty-eight years, teaching many pre-medical and pre-dental students. He was active in research: light and electron microscopy of human and animal cells and the implementation of electronic media technology in education. Published more than ninety articles and chapters in books. Both national and international organizations have honoured him. He also won many awards including the Stickel Gold Award 1974, and the 1991 3M Award. A member of the Student Fraternity- Burschenschaft Ceresia zu Freising-Weihenstephan, Bavaria, Germany. A lifelong friend of Joseph and Christa Trutz, Hermann and Evi Sydikus, Anamee & Hans Werner (2007) Debes. of Coburg, Bavaria. Resting at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow. Visitation Monday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Tuesday July 14, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Fr. Rick Janisse officiating. Interment at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. If you so desire donations may be made to the Dr. Joseph E.J. Habowsky Graduate Student Teaching Award, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Windsor. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca
Published in The The Windsor Star on July 13, 2009
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