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May 19, 2022

Cecelia M. Chmiel

Cecelia M. Chmiel, age 97, of Lackawanna, NY passed away on Tuesday, May 11, 2022, in the home of her daughter.  She was the wife of the late Edward L. Chmiel who preceded her in 1995.

Born in Lackawanna, NY she was the daughter of the late August and Catherine Jarnot.  She was a proud Veteran of the U.S. Army serving during World War II.  She later owned and operated a Beautician Salon in Lackawanna, NY. Cecelia and Edward moved to the Ocala area in 1981.  She was a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church, Belleview, FL.

She is survived by Marian (Gerald) Klubek, Leonard (Donna) Chmiel, Edward (Debbie) Chmiel, and was the loving mother of the late Paul Chmiel; cherished grandmother of 17 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren; predeceased by many brothers and sisters; also survived by many nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 10:00 AM at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Belleview, FL followed by inurnment in the Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Hospice Foundation of WNY. Arrangements entrusted to Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 5946 SE Robinson Road, Belleview, FL 34420.  Condolences may be left at

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