WPI Saddened by the passing of Byron Menides former teacher and assistant football coach at WPI

July 24, 2017

Byron A. Menides died peacefully at age 85 from complications of pneumonia at Dodge Park Rest Home, Worcester, MA.

Byron was an associate adjunct professor and instructor of management courses at WPI from 1978 through 2007 and was also assistant football coach here for many years. He enjoyed coaching until he turned 83 and continued supporting WPI's sports by attending home football and basketball games.

Byron's funeral will be held Thursday, July 27, 2017, at 12:00 p.m., at St. Spyridon Cathedral, 102 Russell Street, Worcester. After the ceremony, a burial will be held at Worcester's Hope Cemetery. Following the burial there will be a gathering at Dodge Park Rest Home, 101 Randolph Road, Worcester, MA, 01606, on the lower level for refreshments in memory of Byron. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Saint Spyridon Choir Fund.  A link to his obituary can be found here.