Cecilia M. Schnitzke, 76, of Wallingford, passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at the Regency House in Wallingford. Born in Hudson, New York on February 8, 1937; daughter of the late Cecil Lyman and Marie Holmes. She was an avid bowler and homemaker, who loved bingo and animals. Mother of Linda (Jessie) Walton, Deborah, Glen and Greg Schnitzke. Grandmother of Christopher, Michael, Nicholas and the late Jessie Schnitzke. Former wife of John Schnitzke. Family and friends may call Tuesday from 2 to 4 pm, at North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue. Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 pm, with the Rev. Timothy Meehan officiating. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.