Sharron F. Pawley

Oscoda, Michigan
January 25, 1939 - May 10, 2020

Service Location

Oscoda United Methodist Church


11:00 AM Saturday, August 29, 2020 at the Oscoda United Methodist Church with a luncheon to immediately follow.

Obituary Notice

Sharron F. Pawley

Age 81, of Oscoda, MI passed away on May 10, 2020 peacefully at her home. She was born on January 25, 1939 in Ferndale, MI to the late Frances Weeder. Sharron graduated from Clawson High School and later earned her nursing degree from St. Joseph Hospital in Pontiac, MI. She worked in both Hawaii and Michigan as a nurse for 52 years until she retired in 2005. Sharron married Howard A. Pawley on June 4, 1960 in Manistique, MI. They have lived in Oscoda for the past 19 years and she was a member of the Oscoda United Methodist Church. Sharron was also the founder of the Loaves and Fishes Cafe’ which is the church affiliated soup kitchen. She was an avid reader and she enjoyed flower gardening. Sharron is survived by her husband Howard A. Pawley; 2 sons, Daniel H. (Marcia) Pawley of Shelby Township, MI, Thomas G. (Ruthanne) Pawley of Pinckney, MI; 12 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by 2 sons, David A. Pawley (2008) and Timothy I. Pawley (2009). A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, August 29, 2020 at the Oscoda United Methodist Church with a luncheon to follow at the church.

Memorials may be directed to the Loaves and Fishes Café, c/o OUMC, 120 W. Dwight Ave, Oscoda, MI 48750. Condolences may be shared at


Memorials may be directed to the Loaves and Fishes Café, c/o OUMC, 120 W. Dwight Ave, Oscoda, MI 48750.


I will miss you so much. You were a wonderful friend to me for a long time. Howard its not easy to lose the love of your life, I am here for you anytime night or day. Bev Suszek
— Beverly Suszek
Howard and family,
So sorry for your loss. Sharron was such a kind and sweet person. Your memories will be with you forever. Sending you hugs and prayers.
Pat DeGrazia
— Pat DeGrazia
Howard and family, So sorry for your loss of Sharron. We have been neighbors and still friends for years. May God bless you with loving memories of her.
— Al and Barb Luke family
To the Pawley Family,

So sorry for your loss ,
— Ton Lane
Sharron was one of the sweetest people I have ever had the privilege to know. She will be missed.
— Rev. Mike Desotell
My sweet, sweet cousin. I will hold tight to your memory. I know you are busting with joy to be with our Lord, your boys and our heavenly family. I love you. Until we meet again.
— Cindy Weeder Rush
Sorry to hear this. My condolences. I certainly enjoyed being part of the Loaves and Fishes team.
— Mary Peacock
Tom, Ruthanne, Mr. Pawley and family, Sending our sincerest condolences on the loss of this great lady. Did not realize she was a nurse which, in itself says that she was a true hero. Think of all the wonderful & happy memories you have of her while knowing she’s in God’s hands. Love and prayers to you all.
— Pat & Bruce Allen
I am saddened by the loss of Sharron, as she was truly such a wonderful person. She was a very gentle lady but remained a strong woman throughout her life and persevered during some trying times. I will treasure the memories of the good times we had together. Howard, I know Sharron's loss is extremely hard for you, but you are strong and your faith will sustain you. I and the rest of your family are here for you during this time of sadness.
— Harold Pawley
Dear Howard, Roger and I are truly saddened to hear of Sharron’s passing. You two were the greatest together. She was the kindest and most caring person and we will miss her tremendously. I won’t forget knowing her. She has a special place in my heart. God bless you and your family during this difficult time.
— Gail and Roger Getty
Sharron was always smiling. She was beautiful inside and out. Humble and down to earth, she reminded us what it truly meant to be Christian. Most of all, I will miss her hugs, which were filled with everlasting kindness and love. Her memory will always bring me joy and peace.
— Katie Thompson
I’m so sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful women. I will cherish the memories of the times we spent together. Thank you for being a fabulous grandmother to my nephews and niece. And a mother in law to my sister.
— Cindy Herweyer
I'm so very sorry for your loss. Sharon was one of our favorite customers at the East Tawas Bigboy and a beautiful kind and loving human being. We were always so glad to see her and Howard when they came to visit us and they were a pleasure to serve. I am so heartbroken for Howard and his family. Rest in Peace sweet Sharron....
— susan e jarvis
Howard, the entire Allard family is so sorry for the loss of Sharron. She and I were close friends since high school. Our family cookouts at the lake are fond memories for all of us. Out condolences also for the loss of your two sons. Our hearts go out to you.
— Nora Allard Antaeus
Dear Howard, I can only imagine this being especially hard in this chaotic time of our lives not being able to share your loss and grieve with family, loved ones and friends as we are accustomed to. Please know that I pray for comfort and peace for you and yours. With love and wonderful memories!
— Nancy Bogosian
Hi Howard and family, We are so sorry about the passing of Sharron. She was a true friend, always caring, always smiling and always helping. We have known her since school days. I remember talking about starting the Loaves and Fishes Cafe. If there is anything we can do to ease your sorrow, just ask. Love, Wayne and Joan Salisbury
— Joan Salisbury
Dear Howard and family, we are so so sorry for the loss of Sharron. she was such a warm and witty person, always full of love and so much strength. We will miss her very much and always have the best of memories of her. sending you our deepest sympathy, our love and know you are in out thoughts and prayers.
— Lori Pawley
We all miss her. Every time we get up to the house we miss her greeting us, And miss her waving bye when we leave. Seems like she should still be with us. But her and God had other plans. May you rest in peace Sharron and give Tim, Dave and Mark a big hug.
— marcia pawley

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