Rosemarie, 86 years old, originally from Chicago, Illinois, passed to eternal life joining her husband, George, on February 16, 2020 at Brookdale Camino del Sol, Sun City West, Arizona. Mrs. Pavlak was at peace and surrounded by her family including daughter Judy (Pavlak) Kellner of Tonopah, Arizona, son, Rev. Andrew J. Pavlak, Pastor of San Felipe de Neri Church in Old Town Albuquerque, New Mexico, son Michael Pavlak of New Lenox, Illinois, daughter Marianne (Pavlak) Gillfillan of Worth, Illinois. She will be missed by her sister, Sr. Mary Campion Maguire RSM along with her 9 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
Rosemarie was an active member of St. Clement of Rome Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters of America, The Red Hats, Cook County Club and the Bank of America Retirees Club.
Visitation will be on Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 3-5 P.M., with Vigil at 5:00 P.M. at Menke Funeral & Cremation Center, 12420 N. 103rd Ave., Sun City, AZ. Funeral Mass will be held Monday, February 24, 2020 at 11:00 A.M., at St. Clement of Rome Catholic Church, 15800 N. Del Webb Blvd., Sun City, AZ. Interment to follow at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N. Cave Creek Rd., Phoenix, AZ. Condolences and words of comfort may be shared at www.menkefuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Brookdale Hospice of Phoenix.