May 20, 1935 – August 23, 1999
Beloved wife and best friend of Jim; cherished mother of son, Michael; daughter Linda Langton Kroetsch and her friend Rick Elzinga; son, Tom and his wife lynn, all of Kitchener. She is lovingly remembered by grandchildren, Kris Langton of British Columbia, James M. Langton, Jennifer Langton, Brandon Kroetsch and Brittany Kroetsch, all of Kitchener; aunt to Marianne and Darryl Lewis and Heather Robinson of Oshawa. She will be sadly missed by many aunts and uncles.
She was predeceased by her parents, Aurora and Wilfred Charland.
In her early years, Pauline was employed by a secretary at St. Mary’s High School and for 10 years she was employed at Sears Inc. She was also a member of the Church of the Holy Trinity.
Friends and relatives may call at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. West, this evening (Tuesday) from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. THe funeral and committal services will be held at the Church of the Holy Trinity, 237 Wilson Ave., Kitchener on Thursday at 11 a.m. Cremation. Reception to follow at the church.
As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, Canadian Cancer Society or Hope Spring Cancer Support Centre.
Our heartfelt thanks to Bill and Stella Musclow, dearest friend of Jim and Pauline, for all their support and drives to London. Special thanks to Drs. Ken Shonk, John Lackner, Paul Sharkey, Carolyn Campbell and Donna Ward, all of K-W and Dr. John Girvin of London. Thanks to ComCare, ParaMed and MediGas.