WALDWICK, N.J. -- Ella Pawelka -- a resident of Modesto, California, formerly of Walkdwick -- died on Sunday, March 6. She was 85.
"She was a beloved mom, a dear friend and trusted neighbor who treated everyone she met with respect and kindness," information from the funeral home stated.
Pawelka is survived by her children, Bruce, Richard and Joanne; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and brother Joseph. She was predeceased by her husband, Rudolph Pawelka.
Visiting hours will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 12, at C.C. Van Emburgh, 306 E Ridgewood Ave., in Ridgewood. Burial will be at 1: 30 p.m. on Saturday, March 12, at George Washington Memorial Park, at the corner of Paramus and Century roads, in Paramus.