The celebration of life memorial for Christina M. Hirlston will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at the Ramada Rochester, 1517 16th St. S.W., in Rochester.
Christina Hirlston, 50, of Rochester, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at Mayo Clinic Hospital-Saint Marys.
Christina was born July 17, 1963, in Fort Belvoir, Va., toNorma Jean Zdybel and Donald James Seymour. She graduated from HillmanHigh School in Hillman, Mich., in 1981. In 1982, she entered into the U.S. Air Force as a cook.Christina worked at Cottagewood Senior Community as a caretaker priorto her death.
She is survived by her fiance of 15 years, Doug A. Zempel ofRochester; her children, Christopher Hirlston, Corey Hirlston, CaylaHirlston, Tony Chicos, Justin Lovejoy and Josh Bandel, all ofRochester. her mother, Norma Jean Zdybel (Gene) of Posen Mich.; hersister, Nancy Seymour of Alpena, Mich.; her brother, Joe Seymour (Lynn)of Harrison Township, Mich.; her grandchildren, Noah James LavonnHirlston and Gannon Michael Chicos; and her two beloved dogs; Tazz andLilly.
Christina loved life and everyone around her. She loved hunting foragates, spending time with family, crocheting, sleepovers with hergrandson, listening to music, having bonfires, her job and herbeloved dogs. She will be deeply missed.
Memorials are preferred directly to the family.