Stephanie ‘Sadie’ Ciesla

OSWEGO, NY – Stephanie “Sadie” Ciesla, 95, for many years a resident of Southwest Eighth Street, Oswego, died Friday, February 10, 2012, at St. Lukes Health Facilities.

Stephanie 'Sadie' Ciesla
Stephanie 'Sadie' Ciesla

Sadie was born November 2, 1916, in Oswego, daughter of Sczepan “Stephan” Ciesla and Apolonia (Tobiasz) Ciesla.

She was acknowledged throughout the area as a fine seamstress and worked at Friedman’s Bridal Shop in Rochester before opening her own shop in Oswego.

Sadie enjoyed gardening, golf, hand tatting, sewing and knitting.

She is predeceased by her four brothers and four sisters: Stanley Ciesla, Frank Ciesla, Walter Ciesla, Helen Ciesla, Josephine Ciesla Cusyck, Joseph Ciesla, Bridget Ciesla Collins and Clara Ciesla Tracy.

Surviving are numerous nieces and nephews; great-nieces, great-nephews; and great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Friday at St. Stephen’s Church.

Burial will be held in St. Peter’s Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held 4-7 p.m. Thursday at the Nelson Funeral Home, 11 W. Albany  St., Oswego.

Contributions can be made to St. Stephen’s Church, 138 Niagara St., Oswego.

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  1. We are sorry to her of Sadie’s passing she was a wonderful lady we have only knowen Sadie for a few months as she was my mother in laws roommate, but we grew to love her like she was part of the family just like some of the others residents. They are always so happy when we come up . Know we wont see ms. sadie will be hard but she is comfortable and at peace. God bless Sadie. Rest In Peace My Friend…..Love the Pryor Family

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