Lillian Marian Pawlowski, 88, of Blue Ridge Trail, Dorrance Township, passed away Thursday evening, June 27, 2013, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
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Born in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 26, 1924, daughter to the late Joseph and Mary Yellonis Shemonis, Lillian resided in the Lee Park section during her childhood years, eventually moving to Dorrance.
Lillian graduated from Fairview High School, class of 1943. Following graduation, she worked for several area businesses including the Berwick Silk Mill, RCA, and the Davis and Smith nursing homes.
In addition to her parents, her husband, Alexander, and brothers, Albert and Joseph Shemonis, preceded Lillian in death.
Surviving are her children, all residing in Dorrance Township, Bernard Pawlowski and his wife, Becky, Dolores Valatis and her husband, Leonard, Alexander and his wife, Annette, Ona Smith and her husband, Thomas; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
The family thanks Dr. John Bobeck for his years of caring for Lillian.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's of Dorrance, 3529 St. Mary's Road, Dorrance, Wapwallopen. There will be no calling hours. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
, 71 N. Franklin St., Suite 207, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.
Arrangements are by the Yanaitis Funeral Home Inc., Plains Township.
Published in Times Leader on June 29, 2013