The Passing of Our Lake Neighbor Eleanor Staniszewski
Eleanor Irene Staniszewski, age 97, of Paw Paw, passed away March 31, 2017. She was born to the late Anthony and Mary Pendowski in Paw Paw on November 1, 1919.
Eleanor owned and operated Shan-Gri-La Resort for 50 years and during that time made many friends. She loved to tend to her flowers and gardens. She was a longtime parishioner of St. Mary Catholic Church in Paw Paw and the VFW Celery Post #6248, Decatur. Eleanor was preceded in death by her husband, John along with two sons, Tony and Chuck. She leaves three sons, John Jr. (Carol) Staniszewski, Paul Staniszewski and Dominic (Carolyn) Staniszewski, two daughters, Judith Gauthier and Rebecca Loveless. She also leaves many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Family will receive friends on Monday, April 3, 2017 from 4-8 p.m. at the Adams Funeral Home, 502 West Michigan Ave, Paw Paw. Rosary service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will take place on Tuesday, April 4, at 11:00 a.m. at Saint Mary Catholic Church, Paw Paw, with Fr. Joseph Xavier officiating. Burial will follow at Saint Mary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan or Eleanor’s Pantry.