Cecil Chappell Schwartz, 85 of Hillcrest Health Care Center died on Monday, March 21, 2005 at Hillcrest Health Care Center. She was born in Breckenridge County, Ky. to the late Charles Roscoe and Flora Ellen Stillwell Chappell. She was retired from General Electric, Brescia College, Ky.Wesleyan College and St.Stephen Cathedral as a food service manager and a cook. Mrs. Schwartz enjoyed painting, writing, quilting, cooking, being with familiy, playing yahtzee and gardening. She was a member of St. Stephen Cathedral and did volunteer work for the hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter EdwardDutchSchwartz in 1990, grandsons; Anthony Dale Head, Henry I.Head, Jr., Darrell Wayne Roby, and James Michael Roby, son-in-law; Russell Gunterman. Surviving son, Ronald Schwartz and his wife, JuanitaNitaof Owensboro, Ky., daughters; Virginia Morgan and her husband Jerry of Owensboro, Ky., Patricia Carol Gunterman of Owensboro, Ky., Jean Horn and her husband John L. of Thruston, Ky., Mary Elizabeth Roby and her husband Junior of Fordsville, Ky., Margaret Montgomery and her husband Frank of Fordsville, Ky., 28 grandchildren, 60 great grandchildren, 10 great-great grandchildren; brother, Earl Chappell of Merced, Cal., sister; Ruby Gaddis of Friendly Village. Services are at 11:00am. Thursday at St. Stephen Cathedral, visitation from 2 to 8pm. Wednesday and 9 to 10:30am.Thursday, prayers; 6:00pm. Wednesday. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery. Rev. John Vaughan will officiate.

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  1. Hello everyone,I wanted to say how sorry I am to hear about Aunt Cecil.My mom Ruby Gaddis told me about Cecilher sister mom and dad have been sick and mom has been in and out of the hospital all winter.I dont think she will be able to make it to the funer

  2. Virginia, I am so sorry about your mom. Just wanted you to know your in our prayers.
    Love and prayers
    Tammy & Doug

  3. Cecil was a lovely person to know. She was not only pleasant to work with, but she was always delighted to see you wherever she met you. Her beautiful smile always made you feel at home. She talked about her family with great affection and pride.


  4. Alice,

    You are always in our thoughts but have been more so this week! Know that we are saying special prayers for you and your family!

    Jill Head
    & folks at Cravens Elementary

  5. Aunt Nita and Uncle Ron,

    We grieve with you over your loss, however, we rejoice with you for the wonderful life of Mrs. Schwartz.

    We rejoice that we have such a wonderful RISEN Savior that is now holding her in His arms. Her ‘life’ has just begun!!

  6. Dear Nita & Ron,

    Thank You for the e-mails. I’m sorry to hear about Aunt Cecil.
    I regret that I never got to personally meet her. Your family has been in my thoughts and prayers and will continue to be.

    Love Dorothy Chappell Pedrola

  7. Vicki,

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during your time of loss. CC was a very sweet woman and I am sure will she will be greatly missed at HHCC. She can now rest in peace.

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