Sachiko ‘Cecelia’ Weeks, age 87, passed away Saturday, April 7th 2018, at her home and surrounded by her family.
Arrangements have been entrusted to North Country Cremation Service, owned and operated by Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown, NY.
Sachiko was born on August 11th, 1930 in Tokyo, Japan to Toranosuke and Yaeko Matsuda. She graduated from Rikkyo High School in 1948. She married Harvey Weeks on August 4th 1951 in Tokyo, Japan. Harvey passed away on August 2nd 2011.
Sachiko worked for several years in Watertown at both Model Homes and Bomax. She enjoyed playing classical music on the piano. She also enjoyed painting, drawing, and origami. She tended an extensive garden for many years with her husband. Her church and relationship with the Lord were a passion for her. Over the years she taught Sunday School, attended Bible studies, and was a faithful member of Faith Fellowship Church.
Sachiko is survived by her two daughters, Joyce Martin (husband Kevin Martin), and Connie Bartholomew (husband Michael Bartholomew); two grandchildren, Jonathan Bartholomew (wife Adriana Bartholomew), and Nicole Smith (husband James Smith); great-grandchild Lucas Bartholomew; and one brother, Takeshi Matsuda.
Sachiko was pre-deceased by her husband Harvey Weeks, her daughter Phyllis Monica Weeks, two grandchildren Erik Martin and Lance Martin, two brothers and one sister.
A memorial service will be held at Faith Fellowship Church in Watertown, NY on Saturday April 14th at 1:00PM.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County 1398 Gotham St. Watertown, NY, 13601.
Online condolences may be made at www.northcountrycremationservice.com.