Lexington, South Carolina
1920 — 2022
Known to many as Hedy (maiden name Jadvyga Stripeika) passed away to natural causes April 25, 2022 with loving daughter Vita by her side. Born October 29, 1920 in Siauliai, Lithuania, she later moved to Kaunas to attend Nursing School & in late WWII, became a State-registered Midwife experienced in Children's Hospitals & later Chief Nurse. She resided in Elizabeth, NJ after arriving in the US April 1949, got married there & in time became a naturalized US citizen. She moved to Lexington, SC in 1992 with her daughter Vita's family. She is predeceased by her father Antanas Stripeika, mother Julija Kucaite, older sister Vita, husband Justin Paulauskas, & middle son John. ...