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Agnes Magdelene Spyche (Agnes Magdelene Pittner)

Agnes Magdelene Spyche, American health association executive, nurse. Recipient Medical award, Sisters Hospital, 1957. Member Erie County Civil Defense Committee, New York, Erie County Disaster Committee; trainee Hill Burton Act of 1956, since 1957; Member of American Association Blood Banks, Alumni School Nursing State University of New York Buffalo, Alumni Sisters of Charity Hospital School Nursing.

Background

  • Spyche, Agnes Magdelene was born on October 27, 1936 in Buffalo. Daughter of Peter John and Agnes Rose (Kolasz) Pittner.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Sisters Charity Hospital School Nursing, Buffalo, 1957. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1961. Master of Science in Health Care Planning and Management, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1981.

    Career

    • With Sisters Hospital, Buffalo, 1957—1966, Emergency Hospital, Buffalo, 1964—1965, 1967—1978, assistant director, nursing service, 1969—1971, director, nursing service, 1971—1978. In-service coordinator Sisters Hospital, 1960—1961, supervisor, special department emergency room, urology, out-patient department and Intensive Care Unit, 1961—1964, staff nurse, 1965—1966. Night supervisor St. Joseph's Inter-community Hospital, Cheektowaga, 1961—1964.

      Assistant director, nursing service DeGraff Memorial Hospital, North Tonawanda, 1979, director, nursing service, 1979—1980. Director, blood service nursing American Red Cross, Buffalo, 1981—1985. Instructor, obstetrical nursing & acute care Sisters Hospital School Nursing, since 1985.

      Board directors Western New York High Blood Pressure Screening. Consultant, developing ICUs.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member Erie County Civil Defense Committee, New York, Erie County Disaster Committee. Trainee Hill Burton Act of 1956, since 1957. Member of American Association Blood Banks, Alumni School Nursing State University of New York Buffalo, Alumni Sisters of Charity Hospital School Nursing.

    Connections

    • Married Gerald John Spyche, February 23, 1963. Children: Gerald John, Peter J., Mary A.
    • father: Peter John Pittner
    • mother: Agnes Rose (Kolasz) Pittner
    • spouse: Gerald John Spyche
    • children: Gerald John Spyche
    • Peter J. Spyche
    • Mary A. Spyche
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    Born October 27, 1936
    Nationality

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