Walter ‘Caeser’ Pawloski

January 18, 1928 - March 15, 2023

01/18/1928 - 03/15/2023

Walter Joseph (Caeser) Pawloski, of Shadyside, Ohio, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, March 15.  He was 95 years old.

Caeser was born January 18, 1928 to Peter and Catherine (Skorupa) Pawloski in South Wheeling, West Virginia. He attended Wheeling Central Catholic Schools and was a World War II Veteran of the Navy, where he served in the South Pacific.  He retired from Wheeling Pitt Steel Company after nearly 40 years of employment.  He was a proud member of the United Steelworkers of America.

The love of Caeser’s life was his wife, Delores (Pal) Pawloski, who proceeded him in death in August 25, 2022.  They were married on February 4, 1956 and celebrated 66 blessed years of marriage.

Surviving is his only child, Jay Walter Pawloski, and his wife, Karen, of Beverly, Ohio. He adored his three granddaughters, Jessica (Blake) Pottmeyer, of Marietta, Ohio; Jillian (Dirk) Dozer, of Beverly, Ohio; and Jacqueline (Ryan) Indermuhle, of Sardis, Ohio.  He was blessed with four great-grandchildren Braylin and Grady Pottmeyer, Taytum Dozer, and Hudson Indermuhle.  He is survived by several nieces and nephews.  Besides his wife Pal, he was proceeded in death by his parents and siblings Virginia Meigh, Jenny Puskus, Chester Pawloski, and Cecilia Camillo.

Caeser was a 70 year member of the Belmont Hills Country Club in St. Clairsville where he spent many days on the golf course.  He was able to golf well into his 80’s.

A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Church in Shadyside on Monday, March 20, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Powhatan Cemetery.

Arrangements by Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory, 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside Ohio, 43947

Donations in his honor can be given to the Shadyside High School Boys Basketball Program by going to

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Mike Schlanz
11 months ago

Jay, Karen, and family: I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your dad, Please accept our deepest sympathy. May God Bless! Mike and Lisa Schlanz

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
11 months ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,

 May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Walter Joseph Pawloski, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.

I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts

and prayers to the family of ….

US Navy Veteran, Walter Joseph Pawloski, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Denise Hoskinson
11 months ago

Jay ,Karen and family. I am so very sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. I loved having he and your mom for neighbors all these years. I will miss seeing him and your mom. Sending you all prayers