Local Services for Professor Arambel To Be Held Monday, March 14

Contact: Erika Mantz
603-862-1567
UNH Media Relations

March 14, 2005



DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire mourns the death of Stella Arambel, assistant professor of psychology. She died at Exeter Hospital following a car accident on Route 108 Wednesday, March 9, 2005.

Stella Arambel
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Visiting hours will be held Monday, March 14, from 6-8 p.m. at the Kent & Pelczar Funeral Home, 77 Exeter Street, Newmarket, N.H.

Born May 7, 1973 in Norwalk, Ca. Arambel was the daughter of John Paul Arambel and Victoria Stella (Telles) Arambel, of Chino, California.

She received both her BA in 1995 and her Ph. D. in 2002 from the University of California at Riverside. After a two-year post-doctoral fellowship at Northwestern University she came to the University of New Hampshire, in August of 2004, as an assistant professor of Psychology.

At the University of New Hampshire she did research on cognitive processing. Her work on memory and language comprehension in conjunction with how the human mind functions was widely recognized. In addition she was a very talented teacher and advisor to both undergraduate and graduate students.

In addition to her parents she leaves behind her daughter Maileen Liu of Durham; her siblings, Matthew John Arambel of Upland, Ca., Jessica Joyce Arambel of Chino, Ca. and Renee Pamela Arambel of Chino, Ca.; her special aunt Pamela Sue Arambel of Durham; and many other relatives, friends and colleagues.

To sign an online guestbook or for more information please visit http://www.kentandpelczarfh.com.