The family of Tom DiLorenzo, the husband of College of Charleston Provost Suzanne Austin, requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the College of Charleston Cougar Pantry.

Tom DiLorenzo

Tom DiLorenzo

DiLorenzo, 63, died on July 17, 2020, as the result of a tragic crime. According to an obituary honoring his life, DiLorenzo “loved cooking and traveling,” which inspired his family’s request for donations to the Cougar Pantry. Donations may also be made in his memory to the UAB Blazer Kitchen or the UND Food for Thought Pantry.

RELATED: Read President Hsu’s message regarding DiLorenzo’s passing.

Condolences for Austin and her family may be sent to:

Dr. Suzanne Austin
3620 CofC Complex
Charleston, SC 29424-1500

Launched in 2018, the Cougar Pantry is a food pantry providing dry goods and hygiene products at no charge to any CofC student in need. The Cougar Pantry, which is located on the second floor of the Stern Student Center, is supported by the College’s Office of Student Life.