CARIBOU AND WASHBURN – Audrey Maxine Pavlik, 88, died peacefully April 26, 2014 with her family by her side along with her caring nurses at Cary Medical Center. She was born May 18, 1925, the daughter of the late Theodore and Mabel (Akerson) Nelson.
Mrs. Pavlik was employed by Maidenform in Bayonne, New Jersey for over 35 years. She was a member of St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Washburn and also attended Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Caribou.
She was predeceased by her husband, Stephen Pavlik in 1982, sisters, Lorraine and Shirley, brothers, Kenneth, Richard, and nephews, Norman Jr. Cyr, Gary Nelson and Brett Heidrick. She is survived by one brother, Wesley Nelson of Milbridge, two sisters and brothers-in-law, Phyllis and William Hanson of Yerington, Nev., and Sylvia and Rodney Wardwell Sr. of Perham. Her loving nieces and nephews, Rodney and Joel Wardwell, Gregory and Robert Cyr, Paula Ray, Rosalie McGrath, Norma Gwinn, Lorraine Smith, Edith Helstrom, Heidi Evans and Kenneth Nelson. Audrey, we miss you and our lives were made so much better by your love, but knowing you are now made whole brings us much peace and joy. Mrs. Pavlik will also be dearly missed by her Caribou Gardens Family.
Friends may call Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at the Mockler Funeral Home 24 Reservoir Street Caribou, 11 a.m. until time of services, which will be held at 1 p.m. from the chapel of the funeral home. Interment will be in the New Holy Rosary Cemetery. Friends who wish to contribute in memory of Mrs. Pavlik may do so through the Ronald McDonald House, 654 State St., Bangor ME 04401. www.mocklerfuneralhome.com