Guillard, Cecelia


Cecelia G. Guillard

Photo of Cecelia G. guillardCecelia G. Guillard, 86, of State College, PA and formerly of Osceola Mills, PA passed away on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at Greenhills Village in State College. PA.

She was the daughter of the late Benjamin & Celia (Grobowski) Groblewski, born on June 6, 1927 in Nanticoke, PA.  She married Peter M. Guillard, MD on January 7, 1950 in Nanticoke, PA.  Dr. Peter & Cecelia Guillard moved to Osceola Mills, in 1952.  He preceded her in death on January 16, 2010.

Mrs. Guillard was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Osceola Mills, PA, where she was also a member of the Rosary Society and a former member of the church choir.  She was a homemaker.  She was a 1945 graduate of the Nanticoke High School and graduated from Jeanes Hospital in Philadelphia as a Radiology Technician.  Mrs. Guillard was an avid bridge player.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by:  three sisters, Dorothy McCoach, Irene Groblewski & Marie McClung; and one brother, Leonard Groblewski.

Mrs. Guillard is survived by: three daughters, Jacqueline Barner & her husband Daniel of Newport News, VA, Genya Bannon & her husband Richard of Ramey, PA, and Janine Guillard & her husband Andy McKinnon of Pennsylvania Furnace, PA; four sons, Frank Guillard, MD & his wive Marylove of State College, PA, Paul Guillard, MD & his wife Robin of State College, PA, Karl Guillard, PHD & his wife Lori of Windham Center, CT, and Jon Guillard & his wife Karen Lemley of Barboursville, VA; fifteen grandchildren, Jessica May, Peter Barner, Gwendolyn Younkin, Grant Guillard, Nathan Guillard, Ben Bannon, Bethany Bannon, Jon Paul Bannon, Julianne Guillard-Patton, Jeremy Guillard, Geoffrey Guillard, Celia Guillard, Leela McKinnon, Malti McKinnon, and Elise Madison Guillard; and fourteen great-grandchildren, Katherine Barner, Matthew May, Jon Robert May, Steven May, Wilhemina Guillard, Ulysses Guillard, Grace Bannon, Clair Bannon, Josephine Younkin, Evelyn Love Younkin, Raffaella Guillard, June Guillard, Walter Leaf Guillard, and Jack Bannon.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, September 9, 2013 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Osceola Mills, PA with Rev. Father Robert Horgas officiating.  Burial will be at the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Osceola Mills, PA.

Visitation will be from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Heath Funeral Home in Osceola Mills, PA.

The Rosary will be recited on Sunday at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Osceola Mills Library, Osceola Mills, PA.

Cel touched so many lives and will be greatly missed.

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