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Leona Wiener Obituary

Leona   Wiener
Leona Wiener

May 1, 1921 - September 23, 2010
Born in Newark NJ
Resided in NY


Leona Weiner age 89 of New York died on Thursday September 23, at home. Born in Newark New Jersey she has been living in New york city for many years.Leona received her RN from Newark Beth Israel Hospital. As a student nurse she worked in several wartime factories in Elizabeth NJ during vacations and time off.Leona joined the USAR ANC upon graduation she was called to active duty during the Korean Conflict.She served two years at Walter Reed Army Hospital and founded the Army Health Nursing program.On discharge she continued in the 307 General Hospital Reserve Unit as a Educational Coordinator until mandatory retirement at age 60 in 1981. Leona was a head nurse and Instructor in Pediatrics at Newark Beth Israel Hospital and earn her BS an MS at Columbia U in NYC.
Her last place of employment as a professor was at Long Island University . Leona is survived by her loving sister Alice Fernandez and many friends and relatives.



Union Funeral Home
1600 Stuyvesant Avenue
Union, NJ US 07083
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Brigadier general William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery
350 Provinceline Rd
Wrightstown, NJ, NJ US 08562
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
1:30 PM

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