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Pauline C. (Maguire) Collins
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Obituary for Pauline C. (Maguire) Collins

COLLINS, PAULINE C. (Maguire) of Foxborough formerly of Norwood passed away on October 15, 2017 at the age of 75. Beloved mother of Sean Paul Collins of Columbus, NC, Brian Patrick Collins and his wife Laura Olesen of Alexandria, VA and Daniel Charles Collins and his wife Melissa of Blacksburg, VA.
Loving sister of Ret. Col. Roger F. Maguire USA and his wife Betsy of GA, Ret. Cpt. Charles H. Maguire Jr. USCG and his wife Cheryl of FL and her twin sister Patricia L. Wilson and her husband Ret. Cdr. Gary USN of NJ. Cherished grandmother of Christopher, Brendan, Noah, Alice, Scarlett and Ruby. Aunt of Douglas J., Greg J., Michael R., Rob and Chad Maguire. Daughter of the late Charles H. and Leora P. (Bowering) Maguire. Pauline was a Graduate of Norwood High School class of 1959. She worked at A.J. Dwoskin & Associates (Fairfax VA) and Satellite Business Systems (Reston VA) as an executive admin. throughout 1980s where she raised her 3 boys as a single mother. She was actively involved with DSW (Divorced Singled & Widowed) and PWP (Parents without Partners) and a devoted Catholic. Pauline started her Catholic faith as a young girl at St. Catherine of Siena School in Norwood Mass and continued practicing all her life, she even got her 3 boys close enough to see Pope John Paul II during his trip to DC in 1979. She moved back to Norwood in early 1990's where she got a job as an aid with a nursing home in Randolph where her father was until he passed away in 1995. Then retired to Foxborough. Funeral from the Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home 1248 Washington St. Norwood, Thursday Oct. 19, 2017 at 8:30am followed by a funeral mass at 11am in St. Catherine of Siena Church Norwood. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday morning from 8:30am-10:30am. Burial will be at Highland Cemetery Norwood. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her name to the Alzheimer’s Assoc. 309 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452.

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8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home

1248 Washington St
Norwood, MA 02062

funeral mass




11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
St. Catherine of Siena Church

547 Washington Street
Norwood, MA 02062

Cemetery Details


Highland Cemetery 320 Winter Street Norwood

Highland Cemetery 320 Winter Street Norwood , MA 02062


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