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Mary Pawelek

1951 - 2019

Mary Madeline Pawelck age 88 of Metz Township
passed away Thursday morning, April 25, 2019.

The daughter of John and Pauline (Konarzewski) Molski,
Mary was born March 24, 1931 in Hawks. She married
Joseph L, Pawelek on July 21, 1951 in Detroit.

Mary loved to cook Polish foods for the family, go deer hunting, spend
time in her garden, play cards with her card playing girlfriends every
Wednesday and sitting around the campfire singing songs with her family
and especially loved time spent with her grandkids. Mom was proud that
she earned her GED later in life.

Mary was a dedicated worker at all the St. Dominic Festivals and church
functions, Mom always said if it wasn’t for President Roosevelt we
would have probably lost the farm. Aunt Babe will be missed by all.

Mary is survived by:
two sons, Ken (Janice) Pawelek, Chris (Jessica) Pawelek;
two daughters, Connie (Don) Dziesinski and Annette Koss;
11 grandchildren, Jennifer, Robert, Jesse, Aaron, Melanie, Chad, Laura,
Addison, Eleanor, Gabrielle and Quentin;
seven great grandchildren, Rory, Marrah, Madilyn, Alissa, Tomick,
Emory and Marlowe; and
one sister, Sophie Bialecki

She was preceded in death by; her parents, John and Pauline;
husband, Joseph on July 10, 1981;
her son, Joseph Jr. on March 24, 1980.

The youngest of 10 children, Mary was also preceded in death by siblings,
Joseph Molski, Casimir Molski, Matthew Molski, Bernard Molski,
Chester Molski, Betty Albert, Helen Kowalewski and Clara Lobaza.

Friends may visit at St. Dominic Catholic Church on Saturday, May 4th
from 12-noon through time of her Memorial Mass at 1:00 p.m. with
Fr. Arthur Duchnowicz officiating,

Inurnment will follow at St. Dominic Catholic Cemetery.

Per Mary’s wish, memorials may be given to St. Dominic Parish Building
Fund, Hospice of Michigan or Posen High School Robotics Team

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