Mrs. Elizabeth (Zmijewski) Piecewicz
- June 16, 2012
- Danvers, Massachusetts
of Elizabeth's Passing
- In lieu of flowers, expression of sympathy may be made in Betty's memory to the:
Wounded Warrior Project
4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300
Jacksonville, FL 32256
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Mrs. Elizabeth (Zmijewski) Piecewicz of Danvers, formerly of Salem, beloved wife of the late Frederick M. Piecewicz M.D., passed away surrounded by love on Saturday morning, June 16th, 2012, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, after 91 amazing years. Lover of life and a good time, she was a generous mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend. She was an inspiration, role model, and support for everyone she touched during her life. She truly left this world a better place.
Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Kazimir and Katherine (Terlecki) Zmijewski. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of the former St. John the Baptist Elementary School, Salem High School, Massachusetts Memorial Hospital School of Nursing and Simmons College.
An honorably discharged veteran, Elizabeth was a Nurse in the United States Navy during World War II, stationed in Newport, R.I. Mrs. Piecewicz continued her career in nursing following the war having been employed at Salem Hospital.
Active in the Salem community and beyond, Mrs. Piecewicz volunteered at the House of Seven Gables in Salem and Salem Hospital. She was a past President of the North Shore Catholic Charities and past President of the Essex South Medical Auxiliary. She was a member of many community organizations including the Polish Falcon's Nest 188 (where she was the oldest living member), the Polish Business and Professional Women's Club of Greater Boston, the Massachusetts Federation of Polish Women's Club and the Salem Hospital and Shaughnessy Hospital Aide Association.
Betty is survived by her son, Frederick M. Piecewicz and his wife Susan of Beverly and her daughter, Mary Quinn and her husband Robert of Foxboro, her grandchildren, Tracey Collins and her husband Sean of Beverly, Amy Hayes and her husband Deon of Salisbury, Ryan Quinn and his wife Yvonne of Mansfield & Shanghai, Lauren Quinn and her fiancé Matthew Hollingshead of Hull and Brendan Quinn of Foxboro, her great grandchildren, Megan, Matthew and Erin Collins of Beverly, Maya Hayes of Salisbury and Dylan Quinn of Mansfield and Shanghai, China, her sisters in law, Helen Ruane of Salem, Aline Zmijewski of Beverly, Dorothy Womboldt of Framingham and many nieces, nephews and special friends she considered family. She was also the sister of the late Nancy Bowen, Sophie Kopiecki and Walter Zmijewski.
ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral service will be held in The O'Donnell Funeral Home 46 Washington Sq., (at Salem Common) Salem, Friday at 11 A.M. Relatives and friends invited. Burial in St. Mary's Cemetery, Salem. Visiting hour prior to the service from 10 to 11 A.M. In lieu of flowers, expression of sympathy may be made in Betty's memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, Fl, 32256. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.odonnellfuneralservice.com