Cherwinski, Lorraine Catherine, Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Sunday, April 17, 2011, at the Cartwright Care Center. Age 81 years. The daughter of the late Frances (Ladd) and Clarence Bennett was born in Albee Township. She married Samuel Cherwinski, Sr. August 28, 1948, at Holy Family Catholic Church. He passed away October 19, 2006. Lorraine was employed by Saginaw Furniture, Federal’s Department Stores and retired from Weichmann’s Department Store. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church. She loved going to the casino, playing bingo but most of all her family and grandchildren. Surviving are a son and daughter, Samuel Cherwinski, Jr. and his wife, Sharon, Merrill, MI; Diana Beardslee and her special friend, Tom Kelly; 8 grandchildren, Michelle Galer (Paul Fisher); Brigett and Kevin Kutzke; Jeremy Cherwinski; Paul Baldwin, Christopher and Lesley Baldwin; Kristy and Justin Schalk; Kurt Beardslee; Keith Beardslee; her great grandchildren, Haley and Joshua Galer, Sydney, Tyler and Kyle Kutzke; Bella and Chase Baldwin; Wyatt and Adeline Schalk; Megan Beardslee; one brother, one sister and their spouses, Thomas and Marie Bennett, Florida; Millicent and Charles Schick, Montrose, MI; several nieces and nephews. A son, Roger Cherwinski, and a brother, John Bennett, a brother-in-law and sister, Louis and Genevieve Cherwinski have predeceased her. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, 1525 S. Washington Ave., Saginaw. Pastoral Associate Roger Pasionek will officiate with burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Friends may call at the W. L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel, 201 N. Miller Road, from 1:00-3:00 and 6:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday and then at the Church from 9:00 a.m. Thursday until the time of the funeral service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the American Lung Assoc. or the charity of their choice. Mrs. Cherwinski’s family wish to thank Dr. Chaku and the staff, caregivers and associates at Covenant-Cooper Pulmonary Department.