Cecelia P. Eskovitz

Age 96, of Lansing, MI, passed away June 22, 2014. She was born August 30, 1917, in Akron, Ohio, daughter of the late Lawrence and Elizabeth Flood.

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.

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Pam Saunders
June 23, 2014 at 6:21 pm

Linda and family – my thoughts are with you during this difficult time. May you cherish your fond memories of your mother and grandmother in the many years to come. Moms are very special people. I know your mother will be missed! Take care, Pam

Missy Stevenson
June 24, 2014 at 5:42 pm

Shannon and family,

My heart, thoughts and prayers are with you. May the love of family and friends, along with your memories bring you some comfort at this most difficult time. Thinking of you Shannon, my dear friend, with much love.

Sandy Aronof
June 24, 2014 at 8:13 pm

She was my favorite Aunt who was married to my favorite Uncle Freddy. I will always remember when I lived in Lansing and they took care of me when I was a child. In my later years I remember how well she welcomed my new bride to the family. I shall always remember her as a very special Aunt.

Steve Eskovitz
June 25, 2014 at 2:28 pm

Although I hadn’t seen Aunt CeCe in quite some time she was always in my thoughts. Aunt CeCe was the nicest most welcoming person I think I have ever met. Her lifetime karma was A+ rated and her long joyful life is proof of that. I would so look forward to our weekend trips to see Uncle Fred and Aunt CeCe in Lansing when I was growing up. Lots and lots of great memories for me. My thoughts are with Linda and family and they are very blessed to have had Aunt CeCe in their lives.

Karen Eskovitz Waeschle
June 26, 2014 at 7:59 pm

Dear Linda & Family,
Aaron, Heidi and myself…..(Karen Eskovitz Waeschle) married to Rudy Eskovitz so many, many years ago now…..send our condolences to you. CeCe was the sweetest sister-in-law to me and a wonderfully warm, caring aunt to Aaron & Heidi.
Linda….your Mom was always so elegant and a true class act. I know Alice also loved her dearly, just as I did.
She’s lived a long life and what makes me happiest is she had all those years to enjoy her grandchildren which I know she worshiped. May your memories warm your heart and help ease the ache I know you are feeling. No matter how long of a life our Moms live, it’s never long enough …is it? With love, Karen, Aaron & Heidi


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