Michael J. Pawk

November 18, 1943 ~ January 7, 2022 (age 78)


Michael J. Pawk, age 78, of Port Carbon, PA , passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 7th, 2022 at Schuylkill Center in Pottsville.

Born in Brockton, PA on November 18, 1943, he was the son of the late Michael J. and Amelia (Tomosovich) Pawk Sr.

Michael worked as a professional baker and retired from the Giant Food Market in Cressona, PA. Michael was an avid fisherman, hunter, and winemaker. He loved boating and going to the beach. He also enjoyed swimming, crabbing, and clamming.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Leonard Pawk.

Michael is survived by his wife of 58 years, Patricia (Richardson) Pawk, Port Carbon, PA. Daughter, Michelle Pawk and her companion Ronnie Cahall, DE. Daughter, Kristine (Pawk) Khalil and her husband Bassam, Glenmoore, PA. Four grandchildren: Michael Stock and his fiance' Gabby Green, Hershey, PA and Jarred, Arianna, and Brent Khalil, Glenmoore, PA. Two sisters: Dolores Raess, New Philadelphia, PA and Anna Mae Bashago and her husband Robert, Tuscarora, PA. Nephews: Robert, Raess, Shawn Raess, and Robert Bashago.

Funeral Services will be held private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hillside SPCA P.O. Box 233 Pottsville, PA 17901.

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