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Ference, Cecelia M.

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Ference, Cecelia M.
Saline Township, MI
Age 76, died Thursday, January 18, 1996 suddenly, at home. She was born November 18, 1919 in Detroit, MI the daughter of Anthony and Anna (Groshko) Gruszecky. She had been a Saline resident since 1927. In May of 1939, in Detroit, MI, she married Joseph Ference and he preceded her in death. She had lived on and owned a farm in Saline Township since 1927 and had also worked for the Ford Motor Co. for over 20 years. Mrs. Ference was also known as the Ukrainian Easter Egg Lady, having taught and demonstrated classes in the art of Easter egg decorating. Survivors include one son, David Ference, and one daughter, Elaine Ference, both of Saline. She is survived by many relatives still in the Ukraine. Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 22, 1996 at 11 a.m. from the ROBINSON-BAHNMILLER FUNERAL HOME in Saline with Rev. Thomas Schroeder officiating. Cremation will follow the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Saline Historical Society or to the Humane Society. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home where friends may begin calling on Sunday from 2-9 p.m.