Mary Patience Kostrzewsky

15 May, 192828 December, 2017
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Murphy Funeral Homes

Mary Patience Kostrzewsky, a retired real estate broker, died at the age of 89 years on Thursday, December 28, 2017. Born May 15, 1928 in Teaneck, New Jersey, her interest in the health care profession led Pat to study at the Columbia University Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing, graduating as an RN with the Class of 1949. She later pursued a successful career in real estate. Pat is preceded in death by her husband, Captain Alexander John Kostrzewsky, USN, and is survived by their children: Alexander John Kostrzewsky, Jr., Gregory John Kostrzewsky, Jeffrey John Kostrzewsky, Patience Ann Alexander, and Mary Pamela Alexander, their children’s spouses: Cynthia, Carol, and Dianne, and their adoring grandchildren: Anna, William, Weston, Kyle, Tess, and Chloe.

Visitation will be held at Murphy Funeral Home, 1102 West Broad St., Falls Church, VA, 22046, on Tuesday, January 2, 2018, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. There will be a funeral Mass at St. John the Beloved Roman Catholic Church, 6420 Linway Terrace, McLean, VA, 22101 at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

Burial will follow at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery. Those who so desire may make memorial donations in memory of Pat to: So Others Might Eat at ( or by mail at 71 O Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001

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