Date of Death: November 23rd, 2021
19 Kislev 5782
ObituaryMaureen R. Pasik, 82, passed away peacefully on November 23, after a long and brave struggle with diabetes and kidney disease. Born and raised in Chicago, IL, Maureen moved to Acton and then Concord, MA before retiring to Lacey and then Olympia, WA.
Maureen was the beloved wife and best friend of the late Donald J. Pasik; loving mother of Ronald Pasik (Sandie Poisner Pasik) and Laura Pasik (Paul Norris); cherished grandmother of Joanna Pasik, Rebecca (Jonathan) Marx and Alicia (Trevor) Pasik Edwards; adoring great-grandmother of Benjamin Noah Marx and Leah Louise Marx; dear daughter of the late Nathan and Esther Jean Brewer; affectionate sister of Sandra (Benjamin) Ginsberg and Jacquelyn (John) Fechter; caring sister-in-law of Ruth (the late James) Ruben, the late Robert Pasik and the late David (the late Virginia) Pasik; fond former mother-in-law of Dana Ruben Pasik; special companion of the late Lawrence Cahill; treasured aunt, cousin and friend of many.
Maureen was a homemaker, a public school volunteer, a civil rights activist, and a veteran political organizer who worked on many national, state and local campaigns. After her children were grown she worked as a group facilitator at Emerge, the first domestic abuser education program in the United States and a national leader in working to end violence in intimate relationships. Maureen was an expert bridge player, a challenge level square dancer, a movie and trivia buff, and a pillar of Capital Place, her retirement community in Olympia, WA. However her greatest joy in life was her family.
Chapel service Monday 10 am at Shalom Memorial Funeral Home, 1700 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights, IL. Interment Shalom Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance or the University of Chicago. For information, including a link to view the service, shiva or to leave condolences: Shalom Memorial Funeral Home, www.shalom2.com or (847) 255-3520.
Service InformationService : Monday, December 6th at 10:00 am
Service Location: Shalom Chapel Service -Shalom Memorial Funeral Home
Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand RoadArlington Heights
Guest Book & Memories
December 6th, 2021
Although Mark and I wished we could have been there in person, we watched the beautiful service live and virtually. Our hearts go out to you all as Aunt Maureen joins our beloved Uncle Don.
Laura, Ron, and Alicia's words were beautiful and comforting tributes, and the service was beautiful as we all say our goodbyes to Maureen.
We wish you comfort in the coming days, knowing that Maureen was loved, admired, and cherished. May your memories be a blessing.
Sending all our love,
Your Minnesota clan❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
~Niece, Edina, Minnesota
Yahrzeit Dates For Maureen Pasik
Tradition directs us in the evening before the Yahrzeit dates listed below, the anniversary of our loved one's day of death, we are to kindle a candle in our homes as a reminder of their place in our hearts.
|19th of Kislev 5783||12/13/2022|
|19th of Kislev 5784||12/2/2023|
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|19th of Kislev 5786||12/9/2025|