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William "Bill" James Pawlak, Sr.

February 24, 1932 ~ September 17, 2018 (age 86)


William “Bill” James Pawlak, Sr.

William “Bill” James Pawlak, age 86, of Mechanicsburg, and formerly of Auburndale, FL and Buffalo, NY, passed away at Carolyn’s House of Harrisburg on Monday, September 17, 2018.  Bill was born on Wednesday, February 24, 1932 in Cheektowaga, NY to the late Van Pawlak and Margaret (Wright) Pawlak.  In addition to his parents, Bill is preceded in death by three siblings, Marie Dustow, Rita Zimmer and Raymond Pawlak.

 Bill’s survivors include his wife of 64 years, Lillian Caroline (Ezzo) Pawlak; her three children: Lorraine Margaret Fowler of Mechanicsburg, Sharon Ann Panaseiwicz of Lancaster, NY, William James Pawlak, Jr. and his wife Carol, of Revena, OH; his six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and his two sisters: Anne Fabrazi and her husband David of Rochester, NY, Pauline Riendeau of Ventura, CA.

 Bill’s family will be remembering his life privately.  Cremation was private.

 Bill’s family has entrusted his care to Myers – Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory in Mechanicsburg, (717) 766-3421.  Read Bill’s full obituary and sign his official guest book at

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