Victoria May

November 26, 1909 - November 15, 2003

Age 93, on Saturday, November 15, 2003, born November 26, 1909 in Pittsburgh to the late Ludwig and Mary A. May (Majewski) and preceded in death by siblings, Leo May, Martha A. Srsic, Celia May and Benjamin May. Victoria was the beloved aunt of Martha Alice Berdnik (Carl) of Pittsburgh, PA, Dr. Raymond P. Srsic (Betty) of Queenstown, MD and Edward P. Srsic (late Catherine) of Silver Spring, MD and beloved great aunt of of Carla A., Christopher M. (Helen) and Victoria Lynn Berdnik of Pittsburgh and Kathleen Srsic-Stoehr (David) of McLean, VA; also many other nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews. Victoria was a 1931 graduate of Sr. Francis Hospital School of Nursing, completing her professional nursing education with a Bachelors Degree in Nursing Education/Medical Surgical Nursing at the University of Pittsburgh in 1950 and a Masters Degree in Administration of Nursing Education in 1956. After serving several years in private duty nursing, she served her country for four years during WWII at Walter Reed Army General Hospital, Washington, D.C. as a 1st. Lieutenant, Army Nurse Corps. Officer, from 1942 – 1946. After the war, she returned to St. Francis Medical Center and School of Nursing, where she retired in 1975 with over 40 years of dedicated service in clinical nursing and nursing education. As Director of Nursing Education at the St. Francis School of Nursing, she had a major influence on the careers of many nurses and made many positive contributions to the profession of nursing education in Pennsylvania. During her career and retirement, she had been an active member of the American Nurses Association, Pennsylvania Nurses Association (District 6), National League for Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International Honorary Society, Army Nurse Corps. Association, St. Francis School of Nursing Alumni Association and University of Pittsburgh Alumni Association. In her retirement, she was concerned and involved in issues related to health care for the elderly. Throughout her life, “Aunt Vee” loved to travel and spend time with her family. A Memorial Mass will be held at Incarnation of Our Lord Catholic Church, Franklin Road, Pgh. PA on Saturday, November 22, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. Family suggests memorial contributions be made to Incarnation of Our Lord Church or Incarnation Academy, 4071 Franklin Road., Pittsburgh, PA 15214.

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