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Victoria Roman Proszek
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Birth: Aug. 21, 1920
Wood
Bedford County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 10, 1945
Newark
Essex County
New Jersey, USA

Victoria Roman was the 12th child born to Joseph and Elizabeth (Marchik) Roman. Victoria was a lively lady, full of life and very much beloved by her family.

Victoria left Woodvale in her young 20's and moved to New Jersey to be with her sister Helen. And, it was in New Jersey where Victoria met John Proszak. On February 13, 1944 Victoria and John were married in her family church in Dudley, PA, Immaculate Conception. John was in the army at the time.

The wedding celebration for Victoria and John took place in the Roman family home in Woodvale and was quite a lively celebration. All furniture was removed from the house and chairs were brought in and lined up against the walls. There was a band, dancing, and a continual flow of food and drink. In the true Slovak tradition, the wedding celebration lasted for days and was great fun.

Victoria and John settled in Hillsdale, NJ and began to think about starting their family. Soon after the marriage Victoria was elated to find her self pregnant. But, sadly she suffered complications and both she and her child died during childbirth. The family named him John after his father and buried him with his loving mother.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Roman (1881 - 1955)
  Elizabeth Marchik Roman (1887 - 1968)
 
 Children:
  John Proszek (____ - 1945)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Roman (1903 - 1952)*
  Mary Roman Chomiczewski (1905 - 1985)*
  John Roman (1905 - 1906)*
  Kathryn M Roman Dudas (1906 - 1980)*
  Andy A. Roman (1908 - 1974)*
  Anna Roman Kargol (1909 - 1929)*
  Elizabeth Roman Hanczyk (1910 - 1995)*
  Rosie Roman Frano (1913 - 1939)*
  Sophie Roman Woods (1916 - 2001)*
  Helen Roman Jordan (1917 - 1973)*
  John Roman (1919 - 1919)*
  Victoria Roman Proszek (1920 - 1945)
  Mike Roman (1921 - 1922)*
  Stephen Roman (1922 - 1923)*
  Betty Roman (1923 - 1923)*
  Margaret Roman (1925 - 1925)*
  Infant Roman (1926 - 1926)*
  Vernia Roman (1927 - 1927)*
  John Roman (1929 - 1971)*
  Infant Roman (1930 - 1930)*
  Margaret Roman (1932 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: 24 years, 11 months, 19 days; with baby John
 
Burial:
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
East Orange
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: K2-2-29-1
 
Maintained by: paulaak
Originally Created by: John Smolarek
Record added: Sep 09, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96749873
Victoria <i>Roman</i> Proszek
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Victoria <i>Roman</i> Proszek
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Victoria <i>Roman</i> Proszek
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The best gift we can give to those who have left us is to live fully in their place.
- gwtwqueenie
 Added: Mar. 24, 2015
Remembering you and baby John today.
- paulaak
 Added: Jun. 27, 2013
 
 
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