Michelle C. (Cester) Bilyeu, 52, of Pottstown, formerly of Long Island, NY, fiancée of David Varady, passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2020 at home after a battle with pancreatic cancer.
Born in Brookhaven, NY, she was the daughter of John Cester Jr and Linda Y. (Ramirez) Curtis, wife of William B. Curtis.
Michelle loved her animals and was an animal activist. She enjoyed hunting and fishing with David, along with going to the beach and the mountains with him and family. She loved dancing and music with her friends. Michelle sacrificed to help friends or family in time of need. She will be dearly missed!
Surviving with her fiancée David and parents, Linda Y. Curtis and William B. Curtis, is daughter Tannerlyn Bilyeu; twin Brothers Curtis and Jon Cester; Sisters Louise L. Shafer and Sarah K. Curtis; grandchildren Roza M. Bilyeu, Sparrow Dry, and Markus Smrek; and stepbrothers John M. Curtis, Jarred Cester, Michael Robert Chiappone; stepsister Calerne Reydel- Finkelstein
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 25, 3PM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 711 N. Franklin Street, Pottstown, with visitation from 2:00PM to 2:45PM. Burial will be private and at a later date.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Michelle’s name to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network 1500 Rosecrans Ave, Ste. 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3721 or Darkness to Light Foundation,1064 Gardner Road, Suite 210, Charleston, SC 29407 or www.D2L.org to assist survivors of sexual abuse.