Pauline M. (Caron) Brien, 73, of Newton, N.H., passed away Friday night, Dec. 4, at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, of pancreatic cancer.
She was born and raised in Manchester, N.H., and later made her home in Haverhill with her husband and family before moving to Newton, N.H., in 2013. She leaves Clarence “Chuck” Brien, with whom she shared 47 years of marriage; children, Nicole Therrien of Salisbury, Michelle Clarke and husband Peter of Newburyport, Paul Brien and wife Roberta of Paxton and Jocelyne Proia and husband Marc of N. Chelmsford; and eight grandchildren, Nicholas, Joseph, Jonathan, Brien, Aidan, Quintan, Madelyn and Marcus.
Her funeral will be held Saturday morning, December 12, 2015, beginning in the Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 South Main St. (route 125), Bradford, at 10 a.m. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in All Saints Parish, 120 Bellevue Ave., Haverhill at 11 a.m. Interment will be privately held. Visiting hours will be Friday, in the funeral home, from 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Pauline’s memory to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at www.pancan.org/donate-now.