Cecilia A. Brenecki

Cecilia A. Brenecki, 92, of Franklin Avenue, Dunkirk died Sunday (Feb. 10, 2013) at Brooks Memorial Hospital after an extended illness.

She was born in Dunkirk, NY on Dec. 15, 1920, the daughter of the late John and Constance (Switalski) Schieres.

A lifelong Dunkirk resident, Mrs. Brenecki was a homemaker. She was a member of Blessed Mary Angela Parish – St. Hedwig’s Church.

Surviving are her children, Marie (Richard) Mosier and James Brenecki, both of Dunkirk; Janet (Lowell) Anderson of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Jerome (Cynthia) Brenecki of Inglewood, Calif., Janice (William) Koch of Baldwinsville, NY, JoAnn (Thomas) Tworek and Joel Brenecki, both of Dunkirk; 10 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Peter Brenecki, who died March 10, 1986; her granddaughter, Ashley Tworek; four brothers, John, Edward, Gerald and Robert Schieres; and her sister, Rita Stupcy.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 at 10 a.m. in Blessed Mary Angela Parish – St. Hedwig’s Church. Private interment will be in St. Hedwig’s Cemetery. There will be no prior visitation. Flowers gratefully declined. Arrangements are by the Newman Funeral Home Inc.