Ray, Cecilia, Carrollton, Michigan

Beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister passed away Sunday, March 13, 2011 at St. Mary’s of Michigan Medical Center. Age 76 years. Daughter of the late John and Margaret (VanAlstine) Konieczka, Cecilia was born August 10, 1934 in Saginaw, Michigan. She was married to Floyd W. Ray on June 27, 1953. He predeceased her December 4, 1984. Cecilia was a self-employed tax preparer at Mrs. Ray’s Income Tax Service. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Surviving are three daughters and one son, Jeanette Wright, Frances Ray, Rebecca Ray, Aaron Ray, all of Saginaw; four grandchildren, Kerry and Jeffrey Wright, Amanda Whitaker, Jennifer Ray; four great-grandchildren, Melanie, Jessica, Anthony and Raul; two sisters and six brothers, Camilla Haskins, Margaret Dayao, Robert Elmwood, John, Harry, Jim, Richard and Rev. Fr. Edward Konieczka; several nieces and nephews. Cecilia was preceded in death by her brother, Tom Konieczka. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 545 Mapleridge, Saginaw. Rev. Fr. Edward J. Konieczka will officiate with burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass. A Vigil Service, led by Sister Christine Gretka, SSJ, will take place at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Heartland Hospice. www.snowfuneralhome.net