Pauline Bray Frederick(1921 - 2014)

Pauline (MacNeil) Bray Frederick, 92, of Manchester beloved wife of the late Mart H. Bray and Albert T. Frederick passed away on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at Manchester Manor. Pauline was born on July 8, 1921 in West Hartford daughter of the late Thomas and Pauline (Thurnher) MacNeil and had resided in Manchester for most of her life. She was employed as a secretary for the State of CT for many years. Pauline loved spending time at the family summer cottage in Holland, MA that her father had built and it is now being enjoyed by the four generation. She enjoyed playing bridge and she was an avid reader. Pauline is survived by her three children; Marline Champagne of Ellington, David Bray and his wife, Monica of Sandy Hook, CT and Stephen Bray and his wife, Pumi of East Hartford, four grandchildren; Shelby Champagne, Kimberly (Wood) Sparkenbaugh and her husband, David, Melissa Wood and David Bray and five great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband's and parents Pauline was predeceased by her daughter, Cynthia Wood. Private graveside services will be in Fairview Cemetery, West Hartford. There are no calling hours. Holmes Funeral Home, Manchester has care of the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Masonicare Partners Home Health & Hospice, 111 Founders Plaza, Suite 200, East Hartford, CT 06108. To leave an online condolence please visit

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Published in The Hartford Courant on Mar. 11, 2014