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“So sorry for your loss may you find comfort in your memories. Beautiful tribute/photos,thank you for sharing. ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Shelly Doll Thomas - Gainesville, FL

“I just read all the wonderful messages that my cousins wrote. I am very touched by your thoughtful and kind words. Thank you all very much. During...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Noreen Nash - Warren, MI

“A long time Dear NeighborMrs. Nash was never allergic to workand seemed to always wear a smile.They may have thought they werejust being photographed...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Doug Minko - Center Line, MI

“Fondly remembering Aunt Mignonette as one of the kindest, most selfless people we have met. As she served as caregiver for Grandma (Anna) Pawlowski,...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Randy and Sheila Kanaby - IN

“I don't know if anyone knows that Aunt Mignonette introduced my Mom to my Dad (her brother Orville). My Mom and Auntie were friends long before they...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Marilyn Hroba (Pawlowski) - Troy, MI

“Aunt Mignonette blessed so many people with her faith and kindness. Praying that you find comfort in your memories of her and in the outpouring of...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Carol Gryka - Rockwall, TX

“Mrs. Nash was the sweetest lady you could every know. I loved her laugh and the love she showed her daughters and their friends. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Michele Pelletier - Fort Gratiot, MI

“I am saddened to hear that Aunt Mignonette has passed. My thoughts and prayers are with My cousins: Laura, Noreen, Lisa and Julie. With heartfelt...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Lori Vaccariello - The Villages, FL

“Such an amazing example of God's unconditional love. So glad you're finally at rest, enjoy eternity and hold down the fort until the rest of us join...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Anne Johannes - Gilbert, AZ


Mignonette Mary Nash (nee: Pawlowski), age 86, died Tuesday, March 2, 2017 at St. John Macomb Hospital in Warren, Michigan. Mignonette was born November 18, 1930 in Harbor Beach, Michigan, daughter of the late Clemens Pawlowski and the late Anna (nee: Susalla) Pawlowski.

Mignonette was raised on the family farm in Harbor Beach and graduated from Our Lady of Lake Huron High School. Following high school she moved to Detroit in search of employment. Mignonette first found work at the J.L. Hudson's Department Store and later became a clerk within the Marsh & McClellan Insurance Agency.

Eventually, Mignonette found her soul mate in Walter Nash and the two wed and shortly afterwards started a burgeoning family together. Mignonette and Walter would build a new home in Center Line, Michigan where, together, they raised four daughters. Mignonette became the consummate homemaker and mother. Her daughter's remember coming home to freshly baked homemade cookies and cakes. Also, Mignonette would sew clothing for her daughters and volunteer many hours at their school. She enjoyed tending to her garden and canning vegetables. Being raised on a farm, Mrs. Nash enjoyed her time in the outdoors. Over the years the family had many camping adventures to various locations across Michigan, and even into Quebec, Canada.

Mrs. Nash was devoted to her church and Catholic faith. She was a member of the St. Clement Choir, a member of the funeral luncheon volunteers, and a member of the Daughters of Isabella. Over the years Mrs. Nash forged many friendship with fellow parishioners through her volunteer efforts and socializing.

Later in life, after her husband had died, Mrs. Nash enjoyed going out to dinners at various restaurants with her family. She made new friends at her assisted living residence along with playing Bingo, crafting, taking day trips, and spending quiet times reading.

Mignonette Mary Nash was the beloved wife of the late Walter Nash and the dearest mother of Laura (Mark) Barnett, Noreen Nash, Lisa (Brian) Feuer, Julie (Kenneth) Arthurs. She was the loving grandmother of Steven, Rachel, Ross, and Lindsay. Mrs. Nash was the sister of the late Wilbert (Albina) Pawlowski, Orville (Irene) Pawlowski, the late Jim Pawlowski (wife Gertrude surviving), Evelyn Kanaby (Richard), Clementine (Angelo) Vaccariello, the late Arlene (William) Craffey, Marjorie (Orion) Bessinger, the late Clemens Pawlowski Jr. (wife Judy surviving), and Clifford (Kathy) Pawlowski. Mrs. Nash is also survived by many loving family members and friends.

Visitation for Mrs. Nash will be held Sunday, March 5th from 3-9pm, with a 6pm Evening Prayer Service, at the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12 ½ Mile Road) in Warren.

Mrs. Nash will lie in state Monday, 9:30am at St. Mary, Our Lady Queen of Families Catholic Church (formerly St. Clement) until the time of the Funeral Mass at 10:00 am.

Memorial donations are appreciated to the Polycystic Kidney Foundation - www.pkdcure.org

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