February 25, 1934 - January 31, 2017
Manchester, New Hampshire | Age 82
Pauline A. Gruber, 82, of Manchester, died January 31, 2017 at Mt. Carmel Nursing Home, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Manchester on February 25, 1934, the daughter of Joseph and Doria (Jutras) Pinard.
Pauline was a graduate of St. Marie High School and earned her Bachelor's degree at Keene State College and her Master's in Education at Notre Dame College.
She was a member of the convent for 7 years at Presentation of Mary. She also spent many years teaching in Woonsocket, RI, Concord, NH and Hudson, NH.
Pauline worked as an educator at Child Guidance Early Learning Center for 17 years before retiring in 2009. Above all, she will be remembered as a caring and loving wife, sister, aunt, cousin, teacher, mentor and friend.
Pauline was predeceased by her husband of 41 years, John "Jack" Gruber in 2011.
Family members include siblings Suzanne Biron of Manchester and Claire Brassard of Manchester, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was also predeceased by siblings Simone LeBel of Manchester, Armand Pinard of Manchester, Conrad Pinard of Manchester, Cecile Pinard (Baby) of Manchester, Robert Pinard of Manchester, Sr. Suzanne Marie (Florese) Pinard of Manchester, Marcelle Audet of Manchester, Irene Clougherty of Manchester, Lillian Gosselin of Manchester, Rene Pinard of Manchester, and Cecile Pinard of Manchester.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at St. Marie Church, 350 Notre Dame Ave., Manchester, 03102. Burial in Mt. Calvary will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Pauline's name to Mt. Carmel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center at 235 Myrtle Street in Manchester, 03104.