Mrs. Cecilia S. Zaborowski, 98, of Gaylord, passed away at home on Wednesday, December 11, 2019.

She was born January 14, 1921, in Elmira, Michigan, and was raised in the Elmira area.  Cecilia lived in Detroit for several years and in Florida for 7 ½ years before moving to Gaylord in 1963.  She was a member of St. Mary Cathedral parish and St. Mary Altar Rosary Society.

Cecilia is survived by her children, Bernadine (Carl) Alsobrooks of Tucson, Arizona, Nancy Brooks of Gaylord, Robert Zaborowski of Gaylord, and Gary (Juanita) Zaborowski of Grayling; 11 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Martin; her parents; sister, Helen Kwapis of Gaylord; brothers, Felix Puroll of Warren, Alex and Edmund Puroll of Elmira, Lucian and Stanley Puroll of Detroit, Walter Puroll of Blue Water, New Mexico, and Joseph Puroll of Ionia; grandchildren, Peggy and Jason Amborski, and son-in-law John Amborski.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, December 14, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary Cathedral.

Visitation at the Nelson Funeral Home will be held on Friday, December 13, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with a Rosary being offered before the conclusion of the visitation.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Nelson Funeral Home, PO Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49734.