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“My condolences to the family. I never met Celia or Jake but I feel ties to them from living on the farm. Feel free to visit (as some of you have). ”
1 of 1 | Posted by: John McAdoo - Carlisle, PA


Celia Theresa Hornor, 90, died Oct. 9, 2010, at Bayside Sentara Hospital, Virginia Beach. She enjoyed a full, vibrant life until a few days before her death. Born May 11, 1920, in Hartford, CT, she was the daughter of Julia and "Benny" Jendrucek. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Edward Hornor, who died in 1999. They had been married for 57 years. William "Jake" Hornor and Cele lived most of their years happily on a farm in Carlisle, PA. While there, they developed many wonderful friendships. Later, after moving to Virginia Beach, they were blessed to meet new people and neighbors, and once again formed special friendships. Surviving are her sister-in-law, Maureen Nash Jendrucek; three children, Sharon H. Butts and her husband Edward of Virginia Beach, VA, William E. Hornor, Jr., and his wife Lucy of Yorktown, VA, and Tappan T. Hornor and his wife Denise of Sinaloa, Mexico. Celia had nine grandchildren, Jeffery H. Butts, Holly E. Schulz, Michael B. Butts, Leslie C. Morton, Cody J. Hornor, Stephanie C. Keith, Tappan J. Hornor, Brian R. Hornor, and Paul W. Hornor. She was also blessed with fourteen great grandchildren. The entire family will always cherish wonderful memories of their caring mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She will be interred at the Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle, PA, on Oct. 12, 2010, at 10:30 a.m. A Celebration of Her Life Service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, at 2 p.m. at Old Donation Episcopal Church, with the Rev. Robert Randall officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in her name to Old Donation Episcopal Church, 4449 N. Witchduck Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23455. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com.

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