CARIBOU – Pauline Lorraine (Sirois) Blake, 94, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, died peacefully with family at her bedside Feb. 20, 2014, under the exceptionally caring team at Wentworth Douglass Hospital in Dover, N.H. She was born Nov. 26, 1919, in Caribou, the daughter of the late Edmund and Lenora (Crockett) Sirois.
Pauline was a 1937 graduate of Caribou High School. She worked as a bank teller at The Aroostook Trust Company for many years; a job she enjoyed very much. She enjoyed the outdoors, dancing, and her adored pets; especially her dog Snoodle.
Pauline is survived by one son, Donald Levesque and daughter-in-law, Linda; her daughters, Paula and son-in-law, Edward Disy, Barbara and son-in-law, Barry Austin, and Rhonda Bossie; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Blake was predeceased by her parents; five siblings; her infant son; her husband, Lt. Col. Clayton Blake; beloved son-in-law, Peter Bossie; and her first grandson. This much loved lady will be remembered for her courage, dedication and love of family and friends.
Friends may call 5-7 p.m. Monday, at Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir St., Caribou. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, from the Parish of the Precious Blood, Holy Rosary Catholic Church, with Father Emile Dube, officiating. Interment will be in the spring at Evergreen Cemetery. www.mocklerfuneralhome.com.