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Cecilia J. Kowalczyk (nee Dudziak), 89 of Lorain, passed away Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at Pine Valley Care Center in Richfield, Ohio following a lengthy illness.
Born June 17, 1925 in Lorain, she lived in Lorain her entire life.
She was a member of the former St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, Lorain. Cecilia was a homemaker and enjoyed bingo, dancing and walking.
Surviving are her sons, Frank (Kim) of State College, PA, and Thomas (Pat) of Hinckley, Ohio; a daughter, Jean Marie (David) Miller of Sebastian, FL; 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Joseph in 1998; her parents, Karl and Katherine (nee Kulik) Dudziak; brothers, Leonard Dudziak and Richard Dudziak; and sisters, Mary Erving, Emily Torrens, Frances Rapolz and Veronica Palmer.
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm in the Dovin Funeral Home, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Monday at 9:30 am in the funeral home followed by mass at 10:00 am at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 418 W. 18th Street, Lorain. Rev. Robert J. Glepko, pastor will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.
To send online condolences go to www.dovinfuneralhome.com.

Cemetery Details

Calvary Cemetery
555 North Ridge Road
Lorain, OH,

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There are so many fond memories of Aunt Cecilia. The way she and my dad would talk to each other. When I came back to visit, my daughters always knew they would see her sitting in the last pew at church, and attending many of the local picnics. They enjoyed being with her. She made the best mini lady locks with the school colors filling for graduations. After my mom passed away she helped my dad to cook / bake which was a challenge, considering it was my dad. I also enjoyed listening about her walking or bicycling adventures. May she rest in peace. Tom & Joanne (Dudziak) Waltz

Joanne (Dudziak) Waltz - January 04, 2015 at 09:55 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

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Jean Nickles - January 04, 2015 at 07:18 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

To all of you our prayers and thoughts are with all of you !! Jean remember our trip to Hawaii ! great memories . God Bless Doug and Jean Nickles (Torrens)

Jean Nickles - January 04, 2015 at 07:18 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

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