WESTERN KENTUCKY: Severe Thunderstorm Warning in effect until 6:30 PM CDT. Tornado Watch in effect until 8:00 PM CDT. (Source: U.S. National Weather Service)

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. - Galicana 'Lily' Celi, 80, of Madisonville, Ky, formerly of Jackson Heights, NY, passed away Friday, January 3, 2014 at Ridgewood Terrace Nursing Home in Madisonville.

She was born June 25, 1933 in the Philippines to the late Lazaro Gutierrez and Sofia Pamplona Gutierrez. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Valentin Celi in June 2013.

Mrs. Celi was an RN. She was a member of St. Johns Evangelist in New York. She enjoyed reading, eating attending church, traveling and spoiling her grandchildren.

She is survived by three daughters, Lina Beth Celi of Queens, NY; Liza Pancho of Bergenfield, NJ and Leni Soriano of Louisville, Ky; one son, Leo Celi of Boston, Massachusetts; two sisters, Erma De Los Santos of Fullerton, CA and Tedee Cruz of Minnetonka, MN; one brother, Phil Guiterrez of Anaheim, CA and four grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M. Thursday, January 9, 2014 at Christ the King Catholic Church with Father John Vaughan officiating. Burial will follow at Odd Fellows Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at Barnett-Strother Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Philippines Red Cross. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Most Read This Week

April 17, 2015 11844

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 7445

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 5770

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 20, 2015 4858

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 24, 2015 4029

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 11844

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8796

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 24, 2015 4029

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 1012

Career Fair Provides Students Information about…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 977

Above and Beyond: Wade Simons

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 972

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 960

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by Karen McKnight
April 24, 2015 921

Probation and Parole Violators - April 24, 2015

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 23, 2015 900

Regional Eighth Grade Math Contest Held

by Joyce Riggs
April 24, 2015 865

Baptist Health Holds ‘Walk in the Park’ as Part…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 861

Elementary Girls in Good GRACES with Unique…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 839

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News