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Ann Marie Zalewski, 81, scuba diver and underwater photographer

Ann Marie Zalewski,

WILMINGTON — Ann Marie Zalewski, 81, died Thursday, April 1, 2021, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center Orthopedic Hospital.

She was born Dec. 9, 1939, in Montclair, New Jersey, the daughter of the late Myron W. Flint Sr. and Marion Rose Butler Flint. Also remembered is her loving husband of 40 years, Edward Walter Zalewski; brother, Myron W. “Mike” Flint Jr.; and sister-in-law, Kay Zaleski, who preceded her in death.

Surviving are her brothers-in-law, Carl Zaleski, Leon Zalewski (Veronica) and Tim Zalewski (Pat); sister-in-law, Mary Ann Zalewski; nieces and nephews, Steven Flint, Robert Flint, Linda Ann Fisher, Laura Klein, Michael Zaleski, Christopher Zalewski, Brian Zalewski and Jason Zalewski; and several great-nieces and grerat-nephews. All will miss her deeply.

Ann Marie received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Glassboro State College (Rowan University) and her Master’s Degree from Rutgers University. She then attended Loyola University in Baltimore, where she advanced her degree. She was the principal analyst with the General Assembly for the State of Maryland, where she handled the Capitol budget. She also served as the Division Chairman of the Howard Community College in Columbia, Maryland, was an officer on the board of directors of the Oak Island Light House, a Caswell Beach commissioner for 8 years, and the former treasurer of both the Covil Amenities Board and the Covil Crossing HOA. Ann Marie was an avid worldwide traveler, an instrument rated pilot and an open water scuba diver and underwater photographer. She also volunteered with many organizations and was a member of Wrightsville Beach United Methodist Church. Ann Marie is also remembered for her love of animals, flowers and music.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Wilmington NC Salvation Army, Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC, Friends of Public Radio – WHQR or Southport/Oak Island Animal Rescue (SOAR).

Share online condolences with the family at Andrews Mortuary & Crematory.

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