Tozia B. Hemecker, 85, of Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, November 21, 2020. Tozia was born in Nanticoke, PA, the daughter of Francis Beckley and Tozia Tuzinski Beckley.
She received her RN from Bucknell University/Cornell School of Nursing. She went on to receive her Master's degree from Seton Hall University. Her career path was as a surgical nurse, clinical instructor, school nurse and school nurse supervisor. She was the past President of the NJ School Nurse Association.
Tozia settled in Wayne, NJ, with her husband and children. She was a vibrant and caring woman, involved with her community and was always looking out for her friends. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Consolation RC Church.
Mrs. Hemecker leaves behind her loving husband Ralph Hemecker; her children Ralph Hemecker, Carol Hemecker-Shacknai and Kurt Hemecker; cherished grandchildren Tiffany and Terry Hemecker, Jesse and Justin Shacknai.
We will miss her dearly and will find peace in the kindness, grace and caring she showed us. We will cherish the many memories and rejoice in them.
There was a private funeral service and there will be a celebration of her life when larger gatherings are permitted.
Memorial donations in her name may be made to St Jude Children's Research Hospital at www.stjude.org or Doctors Without Borders at doctorswithoutborders.org.