June 6, 1935 - September 6, 2021
Delores Jean Pabalis, 86, of Thomas Twp., our honest, fair, dependable and kind, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister-in-law, aunt passed away on September 6, 2021, at her home. Jean was born on June 6, 1935, in Saginaw to Gordon and Margueretta (Logan) McDonagh. She met Don Pabalis while at work; they dated, fell in love and were married on January 6, 1978. Jean worked for 20 years at Profit Foods. Jean was a devoted member of Saginaw 2nd Presbyterian Church for over 60 years. Her favorite pastimes were golfing, traveling, spending winters in Florida, and visiting family and friends. Jean was a past member of the Moose Lodge, Washington Club and Pulaski Club. Jean was an extremely hard-working single mom who worked full time and always made her three children her number one priority. Jean leaves to carry her legacy, her children, Penny Fairbanks (David Auer), Tom Adams and Linda Smith; grandchildren, Josh (Bridget) Smith, Matt (Sara) Fairbanks and Andrew (Grace) Fairbanks; six great-grandchildren; four stepchildren and spouses; one step daughter-in-law; numerous step grandchildren; sister-in-law, Joyce McDonagh; and nieces and nephews. Along with her parents, Jean was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Pabalis; son-in-law, Craig Smith; stepson, Paul Pabalis; her first born grandchild, Jonathan Smith; brothers, Bob and Gordy McDonagh; and sister-in-law, Barb McDonagh. Jean's family will be present to receive visitors on Thursday, September 9, 2021, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Skorupski Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 1550 Midland Road, Saginaw, Michigan. Burial will take place at a later date at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to wishes of the family. Expressions of sympathy may be made online at www.skorupskis.com.
Delores Jean Pabalis, 86, of Thomas Twp., our honest, fair, dependable and kind, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister-in-law, aunt passed away on September 6, 2021, at her home. Jean was born on June 6, 1935, in Saginaw to Gordon... View Obituary & Service Information
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