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Jitka Svechovsky

1930 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Jitka Svechovsky Obituary
Svechovsky, Jitka
85 died Monday August 22, 2016 in Phoenix. Born December 3, 1930 in Prague, Czechoslovakia to Kamil and Sona Kleiner, she was the youngest of three daughters. She immigrated with her husband and two children to the U.S. in 1968, arriving in Phoenix, settling in Denver in 1970, and returning to Phoenix in 1986. She worked as a pharmacist, in the medical insurance industry and medical billing in doctors' offices. After retirement she spend many years working part-time for Maricopa County as an election board worker tallying early voting ballots. She was an avid reader, also enjoyed embroidery, needlepoint, and knitting. She loved history and her homeland visiting the Czech Republic many times after the fall of Communism. She is survived by her sister Alena Cantor of Phoenix, her children Helena Williams of Edmond Oklahoma, her son John of Phoenix, five grandchildren, and a great-granddaughter. A memorial and celebration of her life will be held at the Beatitudes Campus at 1610 West Glendale Avenue in Phoenix from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on September 16th.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Aug. 31, 2016
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