Remembering Harold Paddock

It is with great sadness that we report that our colleague, Dr.  Harold John Paddock, passed away on May 18 (Victoria Day), 2020. Memorial University’s flags were displayed at half-mast on Friday, June 12, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., to mark his passing.

The following links provide some excellent reading about Harold's life and work. 

Linguist Harold Paddock explored the ‘earthy music’ of Newfoundland speech (Globe and Mail obituary)

Harold Paddock — a champion for Newfoundland and Labrador’s diverse dialects

The Telegram obituary

Carnell's Funeral Home obituary

Harold Paddock and the Dialect Atlas of Newfoundland and Labrador

History of Linguistics at Memorial