Freida M. Wiechec, 76, of Robin Road, Amherst, a retired registered nurse, died Thursday (Dec. 18, 1997) in Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Amherst, after a brief illness.
The former Freida Gill was born in North Tonawanda.
She returned to school in her 40s and obtained a nursing degree from Niagara County Community College.
She worked as a registered nurse in several local hospitals and nursing homes.
After her retirement, she volunteered as a foster grandparent at the Cantalician Center for Learning in Buffalo.
Survivors include two sons, Donald of Lawrenceville, Ga., and Dr. David of Amherst, and three grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered today in Our Lady of Czestochowa Catholic Church, North Tonawanda, after prayers at 8:30 in Saber Funeral Home, North Tonawanda.
Burial was in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Town of Tonawanda.[prhska]