February 25, 2020

Cecelia Hewitt

Died April 25, 2019


Cecelia Hewitt, 87, of Standish passed away Thursday, April 25, 2019.

She was born March 24, 1932, in Pinconning to Edward and Catherine (Gerhardt) Haranda. Ceil was a graduate of Pinconning High School. She married Leland J. Hewitt on Jan. 24, 1953. They primarily resided in Standish. Ceil retired from the Midland County Health Department where she was a vision and hearing technician. She enjoyed gardening, dancing, polka music, playing cards and visiting the casinos. In addition, Ceil valued time with her family, especially during the holidays.

Cecelia is survived by her seven children, Susan Hewitt, Robert (Marie) Hewitt, David (Beth) Hewitt, Diane (Edward) Moore, Elizabeth Mondoux, Sandra Hewitt and Mary Hewitt; 13 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; her sisters, Rosalia Belcher and Marian (Norman) Charters; and her brothers, James Haranda and Joseph Haranda.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leland J. Hewitt; her father, Edward Haranda; her mother, Catherine Haranda; and her brothers, George Haranda and Thomas Haranda.

A memorial Mass will be held Saturday, May 4, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church, Standish, with the Rev. Father David Parsch officiating and interment in Pine River Cemetery, Standish. The family will greet family and friends at Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church Saturday, May 4, at 9 a.m. until time of Mass at 11 a.m. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Lee-Ramsay Funeral Home Standish Chapel, Standish.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the American Lung Association. Special thanks to her physician, Ravikumar Peddireddy, for his compassion and excellent care; and the staff at Grand Blanc Fields Assisted Living.


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