Veronica “Vi” M. Pawlewitz, 100

Veronica “Vi” M. Pawlewitz
Veronica “Vi” M. Pawlewitz

Veronica “Vi” M. Pawlewitz, 100, of Medford Road in Mattydale, died Friday at St. Camillus Health & Rehabilitation Center. Vi was a native of Solvay and resided in Mattydale since 1937. She was the daughter of the late Stanley and Victoria Kaleta.

Vi was a housekeeper at the Airport Inn, Syracuse between 1970-1989; prior to that she was a homemaker. She was a communicant of St. Margaret’s Church and a member of their Altar Rosary Society. Vi was also a member of the Legion of Mary, the Salina Civic Seniors, and was a member of the Sunshine Committee.

She was predeceased by her husband, Leonard Pawlewitz, Sr. in 1971.
Surviving are her daughter: Gloria (Charles) Owens of Manlius; four sons: Clarence (Shirley) of Liverpool, Leonard Jr. (Mary) of North Syracuse, Erwin of Solvay, and Joseph of Fulton; her sister: Dorothy Dantuono of Lakeland, NY; fifteen grandchildren; twenty seven great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren.

Friends may call Sunday from 4 to 7 pm at Krueger Funeral Home Inc., 2619 Brewerton Rd., Mattydale. A Prayer service will begin at the funeral home on Monday, 12:30 pm followed by a 1 pm Mass of Christian Burial in St. Margaret’s Church. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Syracuse. Contributions may be made to St. Margaret’s Church, 203 Roxboro Rd., Mattydale, NY 13211. For more information, photos and to sign the guest book, please visit