Cecile C. Van Cise, 95, of 115 Hilltop Ranch Lane, Springcreek, PA, passed away on Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 at home. She was born in Mayberg, PA on April 4, 1918, the daughter of the late Ralph Eugene and Agnus (Rudolph) Whiteman.
Cecile worked at Lauger Farms for many years and also cut wood and sold it for firewood and pulp wood.She enjoyed quilting, being outdoors, especially in the woods and fields, gardening, reading, hooking rugs, and spending time with her family. Her family will remember her best by her smile.
She was the widow of Carl G. Van Cise. who died Aug 24, 1974. Surviving are a daughter, Betty Miles of Springcreek with whom she made her home; 3 sisters, V. Jean Lauger of Pittsfield, PA, Lois Wike of East Hickory, PA, and Donna Swanson of Jamestown, NY; 1 brother, Donald Whiteman of Girard, PA; 5 grandchildren, David and Kim Whiteman of Warren, Laurie Munn of Corry, John and Marci Miles of Hamption, VA, Robert and Sherry Miles of Springcreek, and Cindy Pierce of Springcreek; 15 great grandchildren; 22 great greatgrandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
CECILE VAN CISE
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Edith Yucha and Edna Newark, and a great granddaughter, Melissa Munn.
Friends will be received Friday from 24 & 79 p.m. at McKinney Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Inc., 54 West Main St., Youngsville, PA 16371. A funeral and committal service will be held there at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 19, 2014 with Pastor Ken Morris officiating.
Burial will be in Youngsville Cemetery and will be private. The family wishes to express gratitude to Ascera Care Hospice for their support and care over the past year. Family and friends may order flowers, sign the guestbook, or send an econdolence at www.mckinneyfuneral.com