Full Name: Laura Wedeck
Date of Death: Thursday, February 13, 2020
We are saddened by the recent passing of our mother, Laura Cohen Wedeck, on February 13, 2020 after a brief illness. She was 92 years old. She is survived by her children, Michael Wedeck of Brooklyn NY, and Rowena Wedeck of Castro Valley, Ca, grandchildren Teri and Stacy Wedeck of Castro Valley, CA, nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, cousins, and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Edmond Wedeck.
Laura was born in Brooklyn,NY, where she lived her entire life. She graduated from Hunter College in 1949 with a degree in Chemistry. She had a career that spanned over 50 years in the hematology/ blood banking/transfusion medicine field. She began her career working for Dr. Alexander S. Wiener until his passing in 1977, when she began working at NYU. She ultimately became Director of Technical Education at the New York Blood Center before retiring.
Laura enjoyed reading, opera, theatre, spending time in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, and especially spending time with her grandchildren, who were the light of her life.
A graveside service will be held on Sunday, February 16,2020, at 11:00 am at the Dewey Street Cemetery in Saddle Brook, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, a donation made in her memory can be made to your favorite charity.
She will be missed