Betty Jean Pawlowicz

December 29, 1947January 15, 2020

Betty Jean Pawlowicz, 72, passed away peacefully into the presence of her Lord, on January 15, 2020, in Poway, CA. She was born on December 29, 1947, in Brawley, CA, beloved daughter of Mildred and Vyron Wallace.

Betty was raised in Texas and met her husband, Joe, in Altus, Oklahoma. They married in 1967 and moved to the central Pennsylvania area in 1975. Betty worked as a bookkeeper for many years until she retired in 2011 and moved to Pilot Mountain, NC. Most recently, Betty was living in Poway, CA to be close to her daughter and grandchildren. She enjoyed reading, baking, sewing and ceramics. Above all she was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother.

She will be lovingly remembered by her daughter, Sheila Gibson and husband Mike; and her precious grandchildren, Michael “Dylan”, Summer Hope, and Presley Nicole Gibson.

The family will receive friends and family on Tuesday, January 21, from 5:00 – 7:00 pm, at Mitchell Funeral Home, 7209 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh. The funeral mass will be held at 3:30pm on Wednesday, January 22, at the St. Mary’s Chapel, at the Community of St. Francis of Assisi, 11401 Leesville Road. The graveside service will follow at Raleigh Memorial Park.

Memorial donations can be made to CurePSP, Unlocking the Secrets of Brain Disease, on-line at


  • Visitation Tuesday, January 21, 2020
  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, January 22, 2020


Betty Jean Pawlowicz

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