CYNTHIA MARIE MACEK (NEE CIUCKI) AURORA, IL
Cynthia Marie Macek "Cindy" (nee Ciucki), age 55 of Aurora, IL passed away suddenly August 14, 2013 at Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora, IL. Formerly of Highland, she is survived by her husband, John Macek; two sons: Adam (Linsay) Macek of Naperville and Ryan Macek of Warrenville; mother, Antoinette Hus Ciucki of Highland; four brothers: Dan (Sue) Ciucki of Hilliard, OH; Bill Ciucki of Dyer; Richard (Liz) Ciucki of San Diego, Nick Ciucki of San Diego, sister-in-law Barbara (Joel) Parker of Dyer; and a host of relatives, nieces, nephews, and friends. Cindy was preceded in death by her father, Edmund D. Ciucki; and two brothers: Edmund A. Ciucki, and Michael A. Ciucki. Cindy was a graduate of Bishop Noll Institute, Class of 1975 and received a nursing degree from Indiana University Northwest in 1979. She will always be remembered for her great smile and personality. She was a loving mother and a very special nurse who cared deeply for her patients. Her passion was caring for people. Cindy was a very giving person who always had time for you. She was a great sister who had to deal with the teasing and kibitzing from her five older brothers and one younger brother. Her love of animals was evident by her dog, Hemi, two cockatiels, an aquarium full of fish, and a turtle. She also loved to work in her flower garden. A private family memorial service will be held Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Grace Church in Highland. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations should be made to your local food bank.
Published in The Times on Aug. 16, 2013