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Bozena Paszczynska, 1952-2014

Bozena Paszczynska

Bozena Paszczynska

Bozena Paszczynska, 62, died Sept. 15, 2014, in Deaconess Hospital in Spokane, Washington.

Bozena was born to Wladyslaw and Janina Chamerscy on January 22, 1952, in Gdansk, Poland. She was raised in Lublin, Poland, where she graduated from high school and then worked for two years as a technician for the Department of Soil Sciences at the University of Maria Curie Sklodowska. She graduated with a master’s degree of science in biochemistry from UMCS in 1975. After graduation she worked for one year in a Lublin milk processing plant as an analytical technician and then became a teacher in Lublin elementary and junior high schools. She taught biology, chemistry, and history.

In 1989 she followed her husband and immigrated to the United States, and in the same year she was employed by the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at Washington State University in Pullman. From 2004 until 2014 Bozena was employed by the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service in Pullman.

She enjoyed reading good books, traveling, shopping, sewing, and spending time with her family, particularly her grandchildren.

Bozena is survived by her sister Grarzyna Swidergol of Gliwice, Poland; her husband of 39 years, Andrzej J. Paszczynski of Moscow; her two children, Joanna Cilley of Moscow and Jacek Paszczynski of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho; and her two grandchildren, Simon Cilley and Ilexa Paszczynska.

Bozena would like any remembrances to go to the local Salvation Army.

Her family is holding Bozena’s celebration of life with an open microphone 1-3 pm.m Sunday, September 28, at the 1912 Building Arts Room in Moscow. A private burial service will be held at a later date.

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