NORTH BENTON, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Pam Owsowitz, beloved sister, passed away on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. Pam resided in North Benton, Ohio.

She was born on December 3, 1952, in Salem, Ohio to Alton and Dolores (Cartwright) Stanley.

She grew up in Albia, Iowa and graduated from Albia High School. She was a leading player on the girl’s basketball team. Pam spearheaded them to state playoffs, where they were referred to as “the Cinderella team”.

Pam spent her life dedicated to animals. She rescued many four legged friends and worked tirelessly for several rescue groups. She was also a huge sprint car enthusiast and was her brothers biggest cheerleader at their races. Her favorite saying was, ” Is it time for a cocktail yet.”

Pam is survived by her sister, Glenda Stafford; brother, Thad (Tiffany) and brother, Doug (Lisa), as well as six nieces and nephews and 16 great-nieces and nephews.

Pam was preceded in death by her husband, Sam; her parents; grandparents; her beloved Uncle Tom and niece, Molly.

No services will take place at this time.

Arrangements are being handled by Gednetz-Ruzek & Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Friends and family may sign the guest register and send condolences online at

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