December 11, 1919 - January 01, 2010
Mary Lucilla Ciereszewski, 90, 159 Wilbur Ave., died January 1, 2010 at her home. Viewing will be Friday, January 8, 2010, from 5 pm to 8 pm and a memorial service, Saturday, January 9, 2010 at 2 pm at the Chapel of
Herring Groseclose Funeral Home, 315 W Alder, St, Walla Walla. Memorial contributions may be made to Walla Walla Community Hospice or the charity of the donor's choice through the Herring Groseclsoe Funeral Home.
Mrs. Ciereszewski was born December 11, 1919 in Brainard, MN., to John and Frances Pointon Walburn.
She had resided in the Walla Walla area for the last 52 years. She married Tony Ciereszewski in 1979. She held various jobs over the years helping others. She worked for the welfare office, was an apartment manager for Whitman College and worked as a waitress at Tommy's Dutch Lunch. She celebrated her 90th birthday by having lunch at Tommy's. She enjoyed gardening, especially tending her roses; sewing and baking for family and Friends.
She is survived by three daughters, Jeanne Allen, Patricia Webster and Barbara Cox; two sons, James Devine and Michael Devine; twelve grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and various nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Tony; parents; one sister; two brothers; and a great grandson.