Cerobia Maie Heffernan, 86, of Westfield, entered eternal life March 4, 2017.

She was born in Altona, Mich. May 1, 1930, to William and Irene Ostraner Kosinski.

She especially enjoyed taking care of others, teaching children, serving on mission boards, playing piano, knitting and reading. She gave her time and energy to her family, church and community. She will be remembered for her sweet spirit and compassion for others. Her gentle servant's heart was a tribute to the Savior she loved.

Survivors include her children, Karen Heffernan, Gary (Faith) Heffernan, and Beth (Neal) Hoard; grandchildren, Jason (Jennifer) Heffernan, Alyssa (Stephen) Smith, Marcella Hoard, Elliott Hoard, and Autumn (Marcus) Zahran; two great- grandchildren, Jason Bryce and Adelyn Cerobia Heffernan.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two siblings and husband, Grant.

Family and friends are scheduled to gather 5 p.m. Friday, March 10, 2017, in Trinity Baptist Church where the Celebration of Life service is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

Please visit www.bussellfamilyfunerals.com to read her complete obituary and share a condolence.

Bussell Family Funerals, Westfield-Carmel is privileged to assist the family in arrangements.