Cecelia was the oldest living member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW, Post #3727. She had been a member since 1948. She was very active with the VFW National Home for Children in Eaton Rapids. She volunteered as a lunch aide for the Lansing School District and read to the students at the Michigan School for the Blind in Lansing.
She is survived by her daughter, Linda (Ron) Ross; grandchildren, Shannon Cole and Fred Cole; great-granddaughter, Lyndsay Cole; very special niece, Lois Middaugh; and many other extended Eskovitz family members. She was preceded in death by her sister Sara Martin and her husband Fred James Eskovitz.
The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 26, 2014, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Interment will follow in Deepdale Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home and 1 hour prior to service time on Thursday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Capital Area Humane Society.