March 16, 1933 - January 2, 2021
Shirley Jean Pacholka, 87, of Bay City, our kind and loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend was born into eternal life peacefully on Saturday, January 2, 2021, with her loving family by her side. Shirley was born on March 16, 1933, the daughter of the late Orville and Berniece (Bowman) Craven. On July 16, 1956, she was united in marriage to William Frederick James Pacholka, Jr., “Joe” who preceded her in death on July 10, 2014 after 57 years of marriage. Shirley worked as a cook and retired from United Technologies. She was a talented ceramic artist for many years and enjoyed teaching classes. Shirley also loved to play shuffleboard and enjoyed shopping. Her kind and loving ways will forever live on. Shirley leaves to carry on her legacy, her children, Kathy and husband, Bruce Flewelling and Kimberley Poirier. She will forever be missed by her grandchildren, Kevin (Sara) MacDonald, Kirk MacDonald, Travis Maggart, Troy Maggart, Lyndy (Mark) Walters, Brandie Jean Topolewski, Eddie Seward, and Courtney (Jim) French; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, along with her sister, Geraldine (Red) Korner and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Joe, Shirley was welcomed Home to Heaven by her son, Thomas Maggart, Sr.; grandchildren, Thomas Maggart, Jr. and Tony Garrett; two brothers, and four sisters. Entombment will be held privately in St. Stanislaus Kostka Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Parkinson’s Foundation or the Alzheimer’s Association. Final arrangements have been entrusted to Skorupski Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 821 N. Pine Rd., between Ridge & Center. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family online at www.skorupskis.com.
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