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Pamela LaVanway

Pamela Jean LaVanway

May 15th, 1955 - September 6th, 2023

Pamela's Obituary

Pamela Jean LaVanway, 68, of Eau Claire, MI, passed away in her home on Wednesday – September 6, 2023. Arrangements have been entrusted to Heritage Chapel – 8747 US 31, Berrien Springs, MI.

Pam was born on May 15, 1955 in St. Joseph, MI, to the late Charles and Caroline (Titsworth) Craft.

Pamela was a loyal friend and Mother figure to many who needed love and support. She was an avid photographer, graphic designer, greeting card creator and crafter. Locally known for her charity work with the Eau Claire Cherry Festival for over two decades. She was a Christmas fanatic and Michigan football fan. Pamela will be missed.

Pam is survived by her children – Michael Craft of Dowagiac, MI, Robert (Nichole) LaVanway of Henderson, NV and Shawn McKenzie of Chicago, IL; grandchildren – Jaiden, Sydney, Sean, Keegan, Kincade, Kenadie, Michelle and Alexander; siblings – Penny Brickheimer of Niles, MI and Chuck Craft, Jr. of Sanger, TX; and several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by a daughter – Melissa Craft and sisters – Connie Craft and Patricia Yaw.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 16, 12pm, at Heritage Chapel in Berrien Springs. Visitation with the family precedes the service from 11am-12pm at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the family scholarship fund. Friends wishing to leave the family a message of condolence may do so at www.heritage-chapel.com

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