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Eleanor M. Cwiklinski
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Obituary for Eleanor M. Cwiklinski

Eleanor M. Cwiklinski, age 89 years, died peacefully, Monday, August 6, 2018 at McLaren-Bay Region surrounded by her family. She was born on July 8, 1929 to the late Frank and Martha (Drzewicki) Owczarzak. Eleanor graduated from Central High School. She was a member of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church (Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish), their Senior Citizens Club, Rosary Society, Felician Sisters Auxiliary, League of Catholic Women and Men and a member of T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly). Eleanor was a volunteer for the Prayer Shawl Ministry and the former Bay Medical Center Foundation. She was a sales clerk at the former S. S. Kresge Company. Eleanor enjoyed playing the lottery, crocheting, word search, but her greatest joy in life were her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

On April 22, 1950, Eleanor married Eugene C. Cwiklinksi and he preceded her in death on September 16, 1996. Surviving Eleanor are her two children: Carol (Ray) Corbin of Troy, MI. and Dennis (Mary) Cwiklinski of Bay City; five grandchildren: Beth Anne (Patrick) Winters and Keith (Tacoma) Corbin; Chad Cwiklinski, Neil (Rachael) Cwiklinski and Kent (Abby) Cwiklinski; ten great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by three brothers: Eugene, Roman and Leonard Owczarzak; sister, Sr. Florence Marie Owczarzak.

The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish (St. Hyacinth Church), 1515 Cass Avenue, Bay City. Fr. Richard M. Filary will preside and Rite of Committal will follow at St. Stanislaus Kostka Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Stanislaus Kostka Church Funeral Lunch Program or the Prayer Shawl Ministry. Visiting hours are Wednesday, August 8, 2018 from 2:00 to 8:00 PM, with members of the St. Stan’s Rosary Altar Society praying the Rosary Wednesday at 2:00 PM and the Parish Vigil Service at 6:30 PM at the W. A. Trahan Funeral Chapel. Special thank you to Eleanor’s senior helper, Karen Gorski, close friend Mary Marshall and the CCU staff at McLaren-Bay Region for all their care and support. For on-line sentiments:

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2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trahan Funeral Chapel & Prearrangement Center

256 N. Madison Avenue
Bay City, MI 48708





10:00 AM
Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish-St. Hyacinth Church

1515 Cass Avenue
Bay City, MI 48708





11:00 AM
St. Stanislaus Kostka Cemetery

805 Ridge Road
Bay City, MI 48708

Memorial Contribution

St. Stanislaus Kostka Church Funeral Luncheon Program or Prayer Shawl Ministry


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