Obituary of Celestine Jasek Widacki
Celestine Jasek Widacki, age 90, passed away peacefully on November 5, 2020 at Windsor of Houston. Celestine was born in La Grange, Texas on November 25, 1929. Celestine's passions in life were cooking, baking and having big dinners and parties. If there was a wedding or baby shower to be given, she was on it, with her composition book and pencil in hand. Making family dinner on Sunday's was her thing.
She was also a member of Christ The King parish for 66 years and helped out with the church bazaars by baking 2 or 3 cakes for the cake booth and planting plants and caring for them for months in advance, for the plant booth.
Celestine was preceded in death by her loving husband of 61 years of marriage, Valerian; her daughter, Mary Widacki; her parents, Henry and Sophie Jasek; her sisters, Angeline Dowell, Levine Schmidt, Ivy Dell Curry, and Esther Touchet; her brothers, Jerome Jasek and Henry Willie Jasek; and son-in-law, George Gaitan.
She is survived by her children, Barbara Hilliard, Theresa Gaitan, David Widacki-Brady and his husband, Mike Brady, and Patrick Widacki; grandchildren, Christopher Hilliard and his wife, Misty, Melissa Dino and her husband, Jaime, Eric and Courtney Gaitan, and Tyler Widacki; great-grandchildren, Valerie, Kaley, and Cooper Hilliard, and Jalissa and Clarissa Dino; her sisters, Irene Michalsky, Bertha Ruether of La Grange Texas, and Gloria Barta of Flatonia, Texas.
A Mass of Christian Burial honoring the life of Celestine will be celebrated at 12:00 noon, with a recitation of the Holy Rosary at 11:00 a.m., on Monday, November 9, 2020 at Christ The King Catholic Church, 4419 North Main in Houston, Texas. Rev. Julian Gerosa will serve as the celebrant.
Honored to serve as pallbearers are grandsons, Eric Gaitan, Chris Hilliard, Tyler Widacki; great-grandson, Cooper Hilliard; nephews, Rick Nowak, Nick Nowak, Mark Michalsky, and friend, Mark Cegielski.
The Rite of Committal will be held at 12:00 noon, on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery in Houston, Texas. If you wish to attend Saturday's graveside service, please call Barbara Hilliard at 713-862-7323 or David Widacki-Brady at 832-971-8424.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution in memory of Celestine Widacki to Christ The King Catholic Church Building Fund, 4419 North Main, Houston Texas 77009.
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