Pauline C. Bourdia
1932 – 2011
Grosvenordale – Pauline C. (Mathew) Bourdia 79, of Riverside Drive died Saturday September 17, 2011 in Hartford Hospital. She was the loving wife of Edward J. Bourdia, Sr. for 51 years. Born in Westerly, RI, she was the daughter of the late Norman and Cora (Mayhew) Burdick
Mrs. Bourdia worked in the inspection department at Colts Plastics. She was an avid Red Sox and UConn Huskies fan. She loved caring for her husband, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchild.
In addition to her husband, Pauline is survived by her four sons, Donald Genest and his wife Sue of Woodstock, Leonard Genest and his wife Kelley of Putnam, James Genest and his companion Linda Simmons of Woodstock and Edward Bourdia, Jr.and his wife Pam of Grosvenordale; her five daughters, Donna Drake and her husband Jack of Oneco, Theresa Chiras and her husband James of Hubert, NC, Mary Preston and her husband Raymond of N. Grosvenordale, Cora Grider and her husband Ben of Grosvenordale and Lorinda Radzik and her husband Paul of Grosvenordale; four step-sons from California; 20 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and a great great grandchild.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Pauline’s family from 5:00 to 8:00pm, on Tuesday September 20, 2011 in the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale CT. A gathering will begin at 9:00 am on Wednesday September 21, 2011, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Joseph Church, 20 Main St., N. Grosvenordale. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery in Putnam, CT. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.