Obituary of Dorothy Kozmoski
Dorothy Laura Kozmoski, (née Pacana) age 78, passed away on May 15, 2018.
Dorothy was born in Philadelphia and raised in Woodbury. Dorothy graduated from Woodbury High School where she earned the Home Nursing Award. She received her RN from the Nursing School at Philadelphia General Hospital and was awarded the Cancer Nursing Award upon graduation in 1960. She worked as Head Nurse at Underwood Hospital. In 1982 she earned her School Nurse Certification and BS from Glassboro State College. Dorothy was employed at Mt. Ephraim Public Schools for 23 years as a School Nurse where she received the Governor’s Teacher of the Year Award. She was an active member of the NJEA and the School Nurses Association. Her true passions, beyond caring for others, were needlecraft, sewing, attending craft shows and flea marketing.
Beloved wife of the late Myron A.; Adored daughter of Helen Anna (née Nidley) and Walter Pacana; Dear sister to Marianna Burr, the late Kathryn Leonardi (the late Russell) and the late Margaret P. Lindley (the late David G.); Treasured aunt to Paul Leonardi, Russell Leonardi (Susan), Karen Murray (Michael), Brian Lindley, Christina Adams (David); Cherished great aunt to many.
Viewing Monday from 9:00 to 9:45 AM at Saint Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Church
675 Cooper Landing Rd, Cherry Hill, 08002; Funeral Mass 10:00 AM; Interment Sts. Peter & Paul Ukrainian Cemetery, Williamstown, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Dorothy’s memory to United Methodist Communities at Pitman, Bridges Hospice Unit, 535 N. Oak Ave., Pitman, NJ 08071.
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