Pauline L. Clausen
CHEPACHET- Pauline L. Clausen, 76, of Chepachet, RI, formerly of North Smithfield, RI, passed away on January 18, 2014 at her residence surrounded by family.
She was the loving wife of the late Robert Clausen. Pauline was preceded in death by two brothers, Roger & Francis Sweeney, and is survived by her brother Leo P. Sweeney of Slatersville and also a large extended family.
Born in Woonsocket, RI, a daughter of the late Paul & Yvonne (Armstrong) Sweeney, Pauline worked for the Sodexo Food Service at Bryant College in Smithfield for forty years, from where she retired; two years ago. She was a graduate of the former St. Claire's High School class of 1957. She was a communicant of St. Theresa's Church in Nasonville where she served as a Eucharistic Minister. She found great joy in helping others and proudly served as a Hospice volunteer for 15 years.
Her funeral will be held Saturday at 9am from the Keene-Brown Funeral Home, 445 Greenville Rd., North Smithfield, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11am in St. Theresa's Church, Dion Drive, Nasonville. Burial will follow in St. Charles Cemetery in Bellingham, MA. Calling hours will be held prior to the mass from 9am until 10:30am. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Landmark Medical Cancer Center 115 Cass Avenue Suite 2 Woonsocket, RI 02895.