Pauline A. "Gaumond" Brousseau

PLAINVILLE - Mrs. Pauline A. (Gaumond) Brousseau, 82, of Plainville, passed away on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Apple Rehab of Farmington Valley in Plainville. She was the wife of Robert Brousseau with whom she shared 62 years of marriage.

Pauline was born Aug. 7, 1931, in Southbridge, Mass. a daughter of the late Leo and Marianna (Yvonne) Gaumond and was a longtime Plainville resident. She was a graduate of Plainville High School and was employed as the supervisor of housekeeping at the Plainville Convalescent Home retiring after 18 years of service. Pauline enjoyed crocheting and knitting mittens for her grandchildren and church bazaars and also enjoyed spending many winters in Florida. She was a Communicant of Our Lady of Mercy Church where she was also a member of the Ladies Guild.

Besides her husband, she leaves her eight children, Raymond Brousseau and his wife, Kathleen, of Forestville, Roger Brousseau and his wife, Kathleen, of Plainville, George Brousseau and his wife, Elaine, of Berlin, Karen Casey and her husband, Bill, of Plainville, Claire Lembo and her husband, Timothy, of Southington, Denise Ayotte and her husband, Dan, of Plantsville, Mary Ann Maroney and her husband, Tom, of Bristol and Phillip Brousseau, of Plainville; her sisters, Annette Murphy and her husband, Francis, of Bristol and Lucille Boilard and her husband, Norman, of Plainville; as well as 14 grandchildren; one great-grandson; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, Jean Paul Gaumond; and her sister, Rita Russell.

Funeral services for Pauline were celebrated on Thursday, July 17, from the Bailey Funeral Home, 48 Broad St., in Plainville to Our Lady Mercy Church for a Mass of Christian burial. Committal services were followed in Saint Joseph Cemetery in Plainville. If desired memorial contributions may be made to the Our Lady Mercy Church, 19 S. Canal St., Plainville, CT 06062. For additional information or to leave words of condolence please visit

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Bailey Funeral Home, Inc.
48 Broad Street Plainville, CT 06062
(860) 747-2295

Published in Plainville Citizen on July 17, 2014