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Nancy E. Przeworski, 64, remembered for her constant smile, infectious laughter

Nancy E. Przeworski
Nancy E. Przeworski

Nancy E. Przeworski, of Virginia Beach, died Oct. 13, 2015, at her home following a courageous battle with cancer. She was 64.

She was born in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, on Jan. 11, 1951 and graduated from Piscataway High School, Piscataway, New Jersey, and attended Newark State College, now Kean University. Earlier in her career, Nancy was employed by PRMMI in Elizabeth, New Jersey, and Glen Burnie, Maryland. She was employed for the past 24 years with OOCL in Norfolk.

Left to cherish her memory are her brother, Alan Przeworski with his wife, Rebecca, of Kingston, Pennsylvania; her sister, Barbara Machowski with her husband, Joseph, of Mountain Top, Pennsylvania; her niece and godchild, Leigh Anne Machowski, of Mountain Top, Pennsylvania; her longtime companion, Roger Fiftal, of Chesapeake; and a large extended network of very close friends which she considered family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Leo and Jennie Przeworski, of Nanticoke, Pennsylvania.

Nancy will be remembered for her constant smile and infectious laughter. She was an excellent cook and baker and everyone looked forward to her treats. Her legacy will be the love, help and support that she offered other breast cancer survivors.

A memorial service of celebration will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach. Interment will be held by the family at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township, Pennsylvania.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to celebrate Nancy’s love of animals can be made to the Virginia Beach SPCA, 3040 Holland Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23453 or also the Susan G. Komen Tidewater, 420 N Center Drive, Bldg 11, Suite 143, Norfolk, VA 23502 to help to find a cure for breast cancer.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Altmeyer Funeral Home.

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