Edward J. Czwartacki died attempting to save Mattie L. Lapp from drowning, Ocean City, New Jersey, May 26, 1983. Miss Lapp, 18, was wading in the Atlantic Ocean when a strong undertow pulled her seaward. Czwartacki, 24, college student, entered the water and swam to Miss Lapp. Following a brief struggle, he was carried away by the current. Miss Lapp was saved by two other men, but she died 24 days later. Czwartacki drowned.
59045 – 675559045-6755