Seymour S. Nowicki, 73, of Washington Crossing, Pa., died April 12, 2020. Born in Marktoberdorf, Germany, in 1946, he was the son of Holocaust survivors from Poland. He came to the United States at age three.
Mr. Nowicki graduated from Trenton State College with a bachelor’s degree in Speech Arts/English Education. He also received his master’s degree from Temple University in Public Address.
He was employed by the Trenton Public School District from 1968 to 1985. He taught English at Trenton High School, and coached the forensics team and the girls’ softball team for many years. He later served as the language arts coordinator for the entire school district.
In 1985, Seymour changed careers and began working at Merrill Lynch as a financial adviser. He rose to the rank of vice president before retiring in 2013.
He coached his son’s and daughter’s soccer and baseball/softball teams, and enjoyed travel.
He was an active member of Congregation Brothers of Israel since 1973, serving as a member of the board of trustees, the executive board, and the education and ways and means committees. In recent years, he became a member of the activities committee at Traditions in Washington Crossing.
He is survived by his wife of almost 50 years, Donna (Berkofsky); his son, Garren (Wendy); his daughter, Jill (Ramsey) Shockley; and four grandchildren.
Private services were held with arrangements by Orland’s Ewing Memorial Chapel, Ewing. Memorial contributions may be made to the Seymour S. Nowicki Fund at Congregation Brothers of Israel, Newtown, Pa.