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“Donna and familyOur deepest condolences to you and your family our prayers are with you Lisa and Troy Davidson ”
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“Pauline was a special lady and touched so many. She will be missed. My deepest sympathies to you all. ”
2 of 18 | Posted by: Rick Trzcinski (Hooter)

“I rember growing up going over your house with Joe and Tracy you're a wonderful lady and take your shirt off of your back for anybody you'll be very...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Dave Daugherty jr - East Hartford, CT

“Truly sorry. What a lovely and wonderful lady that always made you feel welcome and like you were part of her large and loving family!she was non...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Kelly M. Wilson

“Pauline I'll miss you, I'm happy that you were in my like at a time when your friendship meant so much to me. I'm glad that we re-connected within...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Marcia Dowgielewicz Downs

“You will always be one of my favorite people!! We spent many hours together at Good Sports, and you were always such a pleasure to work with! Your...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Frannie Coe-Page - Berne, NY

“Kind and generous. Loved life. Will be missed. ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: Robert Frechette

“Dear Graves family, God bless you. My sister Shirley dated Kenny, and thought the world of Pauline. Shirley has also passed on, and I'm sending...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Alice Goldrick

“One of the nicest, kindness person I have ever known. A true lady. She will be missed by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing her. ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Tom Dunphy

“we will always remember Maryland visitblue crabs from the piergreat times at the ELKSBILL & LIZ TILDEN ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“So glad i got to spend some quality time with you when i was in Connecticut in October peace be with you love your brother-in-law Butt and your...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Donald J Butterfield

“My prayers go out to all of the family. Pauline will always be in are harts,with this I am so proud to of been able to call her friend . ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: susan ignatowicz

“With sympathy during this difficult time. ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: Ladd-Turkington & Carmon Funeral Home - CT

“All though I have not known Pauline for long, I felt I've known her all my life. She was and always will remain so dear to me. My trips to Ellington...Read More »
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15 of 18 | Posted by: Kimberly Hill - Springfield, MA

“I will sure miss my cousin Pauline. She was a great lady. ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: Michael Ponte

“Scott and I are very sorry hearing about your loss. we had the pleasure of knowing Pauline, she was an amazing lady always smiling and full of...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Annette

“This woman was one of the most amazing women I'd ever met. She will truly be missed. My heart goes out to Jessica and Ashley and all of the family....Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Peg McGee


Pauline (Frechette) Graves, 81, of Ellington, loving wife of 60 years to Charles Graves, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family. Born in New Bedford, Massachusetts, the daughter of the late Raymond and Cecilia (Duguay) Frechette, she grew up in New Bedford, MA and lived in Hartford before moving to Ellington over 53 years ago. Prior to her retirement in 1999, Pauline was the office manager for Good Sports in Manchester for twenty years. She was a communicant of St. Bernard Church in Rockville and was a past president of the St. Bernard's Church Ladies Guild. Pauline was a former member of the Ladies of the Moose, and she was a volunteer worker at the Rockville Elks Club. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend who enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her beloved children, Susan Sansabrino and her husband John of Plantation, FL, Joseph Graves and his wife Tracey of Ellington, and Donna Charette and her husband Paul of Ellington; her "great eight" grandchildren, Paul, Carol, Marc, Jessica, Charleen, Joseph Jr., Carmine and John, along with Renae, Emily, Jessica, Andrew, and Dennis; twenty-four great grandchildren, lead by Ashley, who was always her baby; two brothers, Raymond Frechette and his wife Linda, and Roland Frechette and his wife Helen, all of Olivia, NC; a sister, Irene Bray of Windsor; a special niece, Celia; a special nephew (her Godson), John; her two Goddaughters, Terry Jo and Diane, and many nieces and nephews and dear friends. Pauline was also predeceased by her son, Kenneth Graves, her daughter, Catherine Stiles, her sister, Lorraine Butterfield, and her good friend, Judy Saxton. Her family will receive friends for calling hours on Friday, January 8, 2016 from 4 – 8 p.m. at the Ladd-Turkington & Carmon Funeral Home, 551 Talcottville Road (Route 83), Vernon. Family and friends may gather at the funeral home on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 10 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. Bernard Church, 25 St. Bernard Terrace, Rockville. Burial will be private and at the convenience of her family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in her memory may be made to the Visiting Nurse & Health Services of CT, Hospice, 8 Keynote Drive, Vernon, CT 06066.