Dr. Georgina Marie Nemecek, 68, Roxbury Township, died on July 20th at her home in Ledgewood, New Jersey. She is survived by her brother, Dr. Russell Nemecek (Mary Ann), of Liverpool, New York, a nephew. Thomas Nemecek (Donatta) of Tallahassee, Florida and her niece, Emily Nemecek of Baldwinsville, New York. She was predeceased by her parents Dr. George and Frances Valerie Nemecek formerly of Mineola, New York.
Born in Mineola, New York on August 27, 1946, Georgina was a member of 4-H and the Girl Scouts in her youth. Georgina was valedictorian of her Mineola High School class of 1964. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Mt. Holyoke College with a major in chemistry and a PhD in Pharmacology from the University of Pennsylvania. Her professional career included teaching biochemistry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worchester, Massachusetts and as a pharmacological researcher for Sandoz and Novartis Pharmaceuticals in East Hanover, New Jersey and attended St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Flanders.
Georgina enjoyed spending time on Eastern Long Island where she had a summer home. Her other enjoyment and love were her beagles and especially those that had been rescued after being abandoned.
As a “retirement” venture Georgina went to law school and obtained a JD degree from Rutgers University Law School in Newark, New Jersey at the age of 63; passing the bar exam in both New Jersey and New York.
She was a loving sister providing guidance and inspiration and was dedicated to her profession. Georgina was a caring and helpful friend to those who knew her well and had a special place in her heart for her nephew and niece. Georgina was a loving and dedicated daughter to her mother over the nearly three decades following her father’s death.
Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Friday from 8:30 – 9:30 am. The Funeral Liturgy will be held on Friday, 10 am at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton R C Church in Flanders, with the interment to follow at the Holy Rood Cemetery in Westbury, LI, NY.