Pauline J. St. Amand, 86
Shrewsbury – Pauline J. (Leroux) St. Amand, 86, of Shrewsbury and formerly of Worcester, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 in Shrewsbury Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after an illness. Her husband, George St. Amand, died in 2003.
She leaves her children, Joanne P. Provencal of Grafton, Diane Keeney and her husband, Kenneth of Shrewsbury, Nancy Morley and her husband, John of Shrewsbury and Patricia Pijus of Millbury, a daughter-in-law, Joyce Pijus of Worcester, a sister, Georgette Ledoux of Shrewsbury; also survived by 7 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, James Pijus; two great-grandsons, Richard and Christopher; and 12 of her siblings.
Pauline was born in Barton, Vermont, the youngest of 14 children to the late Emile and Aldea (Menard) Leroux. She was educated in Vermont, before moving to Massachusetts.
She worked as a secretary for many local businesses later in her life. Pauline previously worked as a waitress for several restaurants when her children were young.
She enjoyed playing bingo with her friends, doing crafts, traveling with her husband and family, and gardening.
Her funeral was held Jan. 25 from the Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home the funeral home, with a funeral Mass celebrating her life in Saint Mary's Church of Shrewsbury and burial in Worcester County Memorial Park of Paxton.
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