Dziewit, Pauline Henry
Birth: Friday, December 31, 1937
Residence: Lexington Park, MD
Death: Thursday, June 18, 2020 at the age of 82
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Pauline Henry Dziewit, 82, of Lexington Park, MD passed away June 18, 2020 surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on December 31, 1937, in Milford Township, Juniata County, PA to the late Lee Roy Henry and Margaret Ellen Armstrong Henry. She is preceded in death by her parents and brothers: Charles, Frank, Robert, and Roy, and survived by siblings Mable, Mary, and David.
On September 27, 1958, Pauline married her beloved husband, Joseph Stanley Dziewit, Jr., in Philadelphia, PA. Together they celebrated over 61 wonderful years of marriage. While they were married, they moved many times for various Navy assignments, including New Jersey, Hawaii, Tennessee, and Maryland. For many years she worked as a beautician where she made many lifelong friends. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from the University of Maryland. For many years she was a Girl Scout troop leader. Pauline hiked the 2,190-mile Appalachian Trail twice, first in 1983 and again in 1997. She enjoyed playing softball and was inducted to the St. Mary's Softball Hall of Fame in 1989. She was an avid genealogy researcher, published a book of her family history, and helped many others find their roots.
In addition to her beloved husband, Joseph, Pauline is also survived by her children, Laura Kennedy (Michael) of Moyock, NC, Clarissa Dziewit of Lexington Park, MD, Joseph Dziewit, III (Brenda) of Destin, FL, and Paul Dziewit (Peggy) of Valley Lee, MD; four grand-children, Kristi (Kennedy) Sinclair (Robert), Christopher Kennedy (Ashley), Matthew Petit (Kimberly), and Elizabeth Petit; two great-grandchildren, Kennedy and Robert Sinclair; and more extended family and friends.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., with a funeral service celebrated by Father Scott Woods at 7:00 p.m., at Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. A second visitation will be held on Friday, June 26, 2020 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Paul J. Karcsh Funeral Home, 164 Cotton Street, Philadelphia, PA 19127. Interment will follow at Westminster Cemetery, 701 Belmont Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD and Appalachian Trial Conservancy, P.O. Box 649, Hartford, VT 05047.
Condolences to the family may be made at www.brinsfieldfuneral.com.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A.