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Kathleen Pavuk

November 19, 1946 — July 27, 2021

POLAND — Kathleen P. Pavuk, 74, died early Tuesday morning, July 27, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.

She was born Nov. 19, 1946, in Youngstown, the daughter of the late Robert and Mary McNeeley Nelson.

She was a 1964 graduate of Cardinal Mooney High School and worked in the billing department for Falcon trucking in Austintown.

Kathleen was an avid Cleveland Browns and Notre Dame fan. She enjoyed reading and spending time watching television with her family. Most of all, she enjoyed staying connected to her family and friends.

Kathleen is survived by her husband, John J. Pavuk, whom she married Oct. 18, 1969; her three children, Christine Pavuk, Jolene Pavuk, Steven Pavuk, all of Poland; three grandchildren, Taylor and Madison Pavuk, and Caden Evans; one great-granddaughter, Liliana Thompson; sister, Mary Eileen (Nick) Sandra of Florida; brothers, Robert (Roseanne) Nelson of New Middletown and Jack (Diane) Nelson of Florida; nieces and nephews, Shaun, Ryan, Brian, Kevin, Sharon, Shelly, Nick and Rick; and numerous extended family.

Family and friends may call Friday from noon to 2 p.m. at Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Poland Chapel. A Service will follow at 2 p.m.

The family has requested that material tributes take the form of donations to the American Lung Association, P.O. Box 11039 Lewiston, ME 04243-9409.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Kathleen Pavuk, please visit our flower store.

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Friday, July 30, 2021

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