Barbara Anne Pawis passed away peacefully at Lakeland Long Term Care, on Monday, February 12th, 2024. Age 88 years.

Loving mother of Douglas Pawis; Dale Pawis (Christina); Loretta Pawis-Vowels (John); Dorothey Rose Pawis; Janet Nichols (the late Jim); William Francis (Pat); and the late Stanley Pawis; and Frederick Francis. Dear grandmother of 12 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and 10 great great grandchildren. She goes home to be with her mom and dad, and her brothers and sister. Fondly remembered by Viola Linton, her nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and her many, many friends.

Resting at Shawanaga United Church, where friends will be received from 2 – 4 P.M. and 6– 9 P.M. on Wednesday, February 14th, and Thursday, February 15th.

Funeral Service will take place at the Shawanaga Rec Centre at 1:00 P.M. on Friday, February 16th. Burial Shawanaga First Nation Cemetery.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.


My deepest condolences to auntie Barb’s family, friends 🤍 She left such a beautiful legacy of love through her children, grandchildren & great grandchildren. Her laughter will forever be embedded in my heart ♥️ Baamaapii auntie 💔

-Candice Sylvester

My sincere condolences to the family! Sorry for your loss.

-Anthony Geroux

Sincere prayers and condolences to the Pawis family. Auntie Barb will always be remembered for her kindness and beautiful smile. Rest in peace. Lucia Weatherley

-Lucia Weatherley

Sending my Sincerest Condolences to the whole sorry for your loss ❤️🕊

-Rebecca Owl

I am sorry to hear of Barb's passing she was a very knowledgeable elder and I loved chatting it up with her. She will be missed.

-Mary Carruthers