Henrietta Natalie Niegelsky Ammondson

  • Birth 5 Sep 1921 Connecticut, USA
  • Death 15 Oct 2009 North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend, Specifically: According to a representative of the funeral home, her cremains were turned over to her son, John
  • Memorial ID 52716249



Henrietta Natalie Niegelsky Ammondson died on:
• The morning of Thursday, October 15, 2009

Celebration of life and service to our country was:
• Held Friday, October 23, 2009 from 4-6 pm
• At Lambeth-Troxler Funeral Home
(Military rites commenced at 5:45 pm)

She graduated from:
• The Bridgeport, Connecticut Hospital School of Nursing
• The University of Minnesota

She served as a Field Nurse 1942 - 1945 with / at:
• United States Army Nurse Corp
• Bellevue, New York Hospital Unit
• First General Hospital in the European Theatre
(during World War II, including service during the Battle of the Bulge)

She was honorably discharged as a:
• First Lieutenant

After her discharge, she served at:
• Hartford Hospital in Connecticut
• Stamford Hospital in Connecticut
(as a Surgical Nursing Clinical Instructor and Assistant Nursing Officer at both)
• Middlesex General Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey
(as a Head Nurse)

She also worked with the:
• American Red Cross in Minneapolis/Saint Paul
(during the 1940s Polio Epidemic)
• American Red Cross Bloodmobile Program
(as a volunteer nurse and donor, for forty years)

She also volunteered as a nurse at:
• Annie Penn Memorial Hospital in Reidsville, North Carolina
• Wesley Long Hospital in Greensboro, North Carolina
(for over twenty-five years at both)

She was a member of the:
• Veterans of Foreign Wars

She had lived in North Carolina since:
• 1960

She was the wife of the late:
• Doctor Clayton John Ammondson

She was the aunt of the late:
• Renee' Niegelsky
• Leslie Niegelsky Fagge

~ SOURCE: Lambeth-Troxler Funeral Home

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  • Created by: KATHY
  • Added: 22 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52716249
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