Cecelia S. Appleton

July 9, 1926October 25, 2018

Cecelia S. Appleton, 92, died at home in Gulfport, Florida on October 25. She was born on July 9, 1926 in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Preceding her in death were her husband, Eugene Appleton, daughter, Christine Appleton, and brother, Walter Sladewski. Cecelia and Eugene were married for 64 years, and raised their four daughters in Great Falls, Virginia. Cecelia is survived by daughters Debbie Schwob (Greg), Peggy Munsey (Mike), and Sharon Hiepe (Randy). She had three grandchildren, Thomas Schwob, Landon Schwob and Travis Hiepe, and one great granddaughter, Sarah T. Schwob. A memorial service will be held on November 10 at 11 am at Garden Sanctuary Funeral Home, Seminole, Florida. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be offered at

Arrangements were made under the direction of Garden Sanctuary Funeral Home 7950 131st Street N., Seminole, FL 33776 \ 727-391-0121.


  • Debbie (Greg) Schwob, Daughter
  • Peggy (Mike) Munsey, Daughter
  • Sharon (Randy) Hiepe, Daughter
  • Thomas and Landon Schwob and Travis Hiepe, Grandchildren
  • Sarah T. Schwob, Great Granddaughter


  • Memorial Service Saturday, November 10, 2018
  • Committal Service Saturday, November 10, 2018

Cecelia S. Appleton

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Micah Johnson

November 7, 2018

I am very sorry for your loss. May our loving Heavenly Father grant your family with the peace, strength, and comfort you need during this difficult time. Take comfort in knowing that she is no longer suffering and that soon God promises to rid the earth of all sickness, pain, and death forever!