KATHLEEN MARY (Hamilton) PAWELEC
Kathleen M. Pawelec, age 56, was received into the loving arms of God on her birthday, August 15th. Kathy attended St. Thomas Aquinas and graduated from East Lansing High School, and received her nursing degree from Lansing Community College. She loved being a wife, mother and nurse to her pediatric patients with a special love for children. Kathy enjoyed spending time in the sun and at the beach in Ludington with her family. She also spent many hours crocheting afghans and baby clothes for family and friends. Her kind and gentle ways will be greatly missed.
She was preceded in death by her father Bert Hamilton and brother-in-law Norman Slee.
Kathy is survived by her husband David; daughters Nicole and Melissa; son Philip; mother Jean Hamilton; brothers Kevin and Dennis (Tami) Hamilton; sisters Sheila (Rick) Banducci, Sharon Slee, Patricia Hamilton, Marilyn (Mathew) Brennan, Marjorie (Bill) Gates, Julie (David) Mallett; and many nieces and nephews.
The funeral mass will be celebrated 11:00 AM Wednesday, August 20, 2014, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 955 Alton Road, East Lansing, MI with Rev. Mark Inglot officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Lansing, MI. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at the Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 1730 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing, MI. The Rosary will be prayed at 7:30 PM.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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