May 24, 1921 - December 24, 2021
Frances Rose Paulukewicz, age 100, born Frances Kabalka, May 24, 1921, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, passed away Friday, December 24, 2021 in Saline, Michigan. She married Michael Paulukewicz on April 2, 1946 at Transfiguration Church in Detroit, and he pre-deceased her in 2016. She was lovingly called “Auntie”, and was a special family member to her nieces and nephews: Karen (Ray) Berg, Tom (Nancy) Kopinski, Don (Ann) Kopinski, Jim (Susan) Kopinski, Mary Brown, Connie Bartlo, Mary (Dan) Evans, David Pawl, and Mark (Sandy) Pawl. She was the daughter of the late Frank Kabalka and Mary Olejarczyk. Sister to the late Connie Kocylowski, and brothers Leo, Anthony and Stanley. She passed away peacefully with her great-niece Michelle Lazar at her side. Frances grew up in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, and moved to Detroit in 1941. She met Michael and they established their home in Detroit, and were active parishioners in St. Louis the King Catholic Church in Detroit until 2009, when they relocated to Saline and resided in the Brecon Village retirement community. She was spry and active up to her last days. Cremation has occurred. Visitation will take place on Monday, January 10, 2022 from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church (910 Austin Drive, Saline, MI 48176), followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 AM. Reverend Fr. John Linden as Celebrant. Due to an increase in Covid, it is requested that masks be worn. For those unvaccinated or unable to attend, the services will be live-streamed, and can be viewed by clicking here. A private burial will occur in the family plot at St. John the Baptist Cemetery in Dallas, Pennsylvania at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Frances’ name to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, 1820 Mt. Elliot Street, Detroit, MI 48207, with envelopes available at the church. To leave a memory you have of Fran, please view her page and sign her guestbook at www.rbfhsaline.com. Service arrangements handled by the Robison-Bahnmiller Funeral Home, Saline, Michigan.
Frances Rose Paulukewicz, age 100, born Frances Kabalka, May 24, 1921, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, passed away Friday, December 24, 2021 in Saline, Michigan. She married Michael Paulukewicz on April 2, 1946 at Transfiguration Church in Detroit,... View Obituary & Service Information
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