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Alice E McCartney Cecil
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Birth: Aug. 24, 1915
Death: Jun. 1, 2011

Alice E. Cecil, 95, (nee McCartney), of Lorain passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at Kingston of Vermilion, in Vermilion, following a long illness.
Mrs. Cecil was born in Lorain on August 24, 1915, the daughter of the late William and Hannah (nee Rock) McCartney. She was a graduate of Lorain High School and a member of the National Honor Society.

She was a member of Christian Temple-Disciples of Christ. In 1973, she retired from the Lorain Public Library system following 15 years service.

Alice was a wonderful, hard working person who unselfishly lived life in the moment and appreciated simple things in life. She enjoyed her pets, reading, sewing, cooking, being a good friend and neighbor. She was gifted in making people smile by telling family stories. Loving her family was most important in her life.

She is survived by her daughter Judy Kidd, with whom she made her home,
Jeannie (Cliff) Merritt of Granville, a son Richard (Nancy) Cecil of Lorain,
grandchildren Craig Cecil, Cathy Sprunger, Curt Cecil, Jeff Merritt, Julie Tisdale and Brian Merritt, Great Grandchildren Matthew Cecil, Chad Cecil, Christy Cecil, Ethan Sprunger, Jordan Sprunger, David Cecil, Emma Cecil, Molly Cecil, Kyah Merritt, Zeah Merritt, Nolah Merritt, Tyler Tisdale, Sophia Merritt and Samuel Merritt.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband
Orlando Cecil in 1993, a twin sister Agnes McCartney, brothers James McCartney, Thomas McCartney, Alex McCartney, Robert McCartney, David McCartney and Bill McCartney.

Friends may call on Sunday afternoon, June 5, 2011 from 4-7 pm in the Schwartz, Spence, Boyer & Cool Home For Funerals, 1124 W. 5th Street, Lorain. Funeral Services will be Monday, June 6, 2011 in the funeral home with
Rev. Vicki McGaw, pastor of the First Congregational United Church of Christ, officiating.

Burial will be in the Ridge Hill Memorial Park Cemetery, Amherst Township.

The family suggest that memorial contributions may be made to the Christian Temple-Disciples of Christ Church, P.O. Box 840, Lorain, Ohio 44052.

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Ridge Hill Memorial Park
Lorain County
Ohio, USA
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Record added: Oct 03, 2012
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