WEST ALLIS

Cecelia Sophia Sobieralski

Aug. 30, 1923 - March 27, 2012

Cecelia Sophia Sobieralski of West Allis passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at Waukesha Springs at the age of 88. Cecelia was born Aug. 30, 1923, the daughter of Joseph and Cecelia (Hylok) Charapata.

She was a devoted member of the St. Aloysius Church and a member of the Christian Mothers.

Cecelia will be deeply missed by her children, Linda (Victor) Gagliano of Crawford, Ga., Michael of Waukesha and Joseph "Joe" (Sue) of New Berlin; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; her brothers, Joseph "Joe" (Lucille) Charapata of Crivitz, Anthony "Tony" Charapata of Crivitz and James "Jim" (Cynthia) of Little Suamico; and her sisters, Rose Hendrichs of Milwaukee, Barbara (Jerry) Bellart of Arizona, Dorothy (Sal) Failla of New York and Carol Caruso of Hudson. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Cecelia was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel; five sisters, Betty, Mary, Helen, Irene and Pauline; and three brothers, Peter, Frank and Edward "Ed."

Visitation for Cecelia will be held from 4 p.m. until the 6 p.m. Mass on Friday, March 30, at St. Aloysius Church, 1405 S. 92nd St., West Allis, WI 53214. The Rev. Thomas Vathappallil will officiate. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 31, at St. Adalbert Catholic Cemetery, Milwaukee (meet at the cemetery).

Masses in Cecelia’s name are appreciated, or, in lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to St. Aloysius Church (see address above).

Cecelia’s family would like to thank the staff of Home & Hospice Advantage and Waukesha Springs for their gentle care.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For online obituary or to leave a condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com, or call 542-6609.