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Cecelia M. "Syd" Fitzgerald Schwamberger
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Birth: Jan. 10, 1915
Winfield
Cowley County
Kansas, USA
Death: Mar. 5, 2010
Aurora
Kane County
Illinois, USA

AURORA Cecelia M. "Syd" (Fitzgerald) Schwamberger, 95, of Aurora, passed away Friday, March 5, at her home.

She was born Jan. 10, 1915, in Winfield, Kan., to Patrick and Mary Fitzgerald. The family later moved to Ottawa. Cecelia met James (Swanee) Schwamberger and the two were married June 29, 1957, at St. Columbia Catholic Church in Ottawa. The couple then moved to Aurora.

Survivors include many loving nieces and nephews, and many wonderful, dear friends. Of these friends, she leaves Bill and Carol Goeman, who these past months have dedicated themselves to caring for Syd so that she could remain in her home. Their loving care and devotion allowed her family and friends to have Syd with them until she reunited with her loving husband and family who were waiting for her in God's dwelling. Syd also leaves her two little canine buddies who were at her side, "Little Angel" and "Precious."

She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, James, in 1989; her parents; two sisters, Agnes Fitzgerald and Margaret Howard; and two brothers, Leo and Thomas Fitzgerald.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, March 8, at St. Mary Church. The Rev. Timothy Piasecki will officiate with interment in St. Columbia Cemetery in Ottawa. Cecelia "Syd" will lie in state at St. Mary Church, 430 E. Downer Place, Aurora, Monday morning from 9 a.m. until the Mass time of 11 a.m. Arrangements were handled by Daleiden Mortuary.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Patrick Charles Fitzgerald (1869 - 1956)
  Mary Elizabeth Costello Fitzgerald (1870 - 1948)
 
 Spouse:
  James Lewis Schwamberger (1908 - 1989)
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas John Fitzgerald (1902 - 2000)*
  Leo Francis Fitzgerald (1903 - 1983)*
  Agnes Martina Fitzgerald (1906 - 1985)*
  Margaret Mary Eleanor Fitzgerald Human (1909 - 1980)*
  Cecelia M. Fitzgerald Schwamberger (1915 - 2010)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Columba Cemetery
Ottawa
LaSalle County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Rita Ponce
Originally Created by: Sherry
Record added: Mar 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49399858
Cecelia M. Syd <i>Fitzgerald</i> Schwamberger
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Love and miss you Aunt Syd!
- Rita Human Ponce
 Added: Sep. 6, 2011

- Sherry
 Added: Mar. 7, 2010
 
 
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