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Pauline Miclette Bonkowski

May 26, 1926 May 11, 2021
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Pauline Miclette Bonkowski passed away on May 11, 2021 at the young age of 96 years old. She was born in Norwich December 26, 1924 She was best known to her grandchildren as “Grandma” and to her great grandchildren as “SupGamma” She married Stanley F. Bonkowski on May 7th 1949. They spent 48 years together with family until Stanley’s death in February 1998.  Pauline was born to Leon and Georgianna(Houle) Miclette in Norwich, CT. Both of them pre-decease her. She enjoyed being with her family on the holidays, birthdays, and family picnics. She was an avid reader of John Grisham, Janet Evanovich, and a variety of other authors. Pauline also enjoyed sewing, quilting and being outdoors at the beach or relaxing on her glider. Many of her summers were spent in Wells, Maine and in the fall visiting Hilton Head Island, SC with her daughter and grandson. She made her home with Jackie and Walter Jamrock for the past 19 years. Pauline is survived by her three children, Andrea and Edward Besky of Mystic, CT, Stanley C. Bonkowski of Mystic, CT, Jacquelyn and Walter Jamrock of Griswold, CT and daughter-in-law, Donna Bonkowskiof Westwood, MA.  She is predeceased by her son, Stephen J. Bonkowski. Pauline has celebrated the lives of her eightgrandchildren. Sarah Besky and Alex Nading of Ithaca, NY, Kristopher Bonkowski of Mystic, Leigh Bonkowski and Jodie Ferraro of Groton, Seth Besky of Groton, Kelley Bonkowski and Ben Shaw of Marston Mills, MA, Nicholas and Caitlin Jamrock of Lebanon, Molly and Evan Haberl of Dracut, MA and Daniel Bonkowski of Westwood, MA. She also has 3 great-grandchildren, Milo Jamrock, Charlie Haberl, and Ellis Shaw.  Pauline came from a large family of 6 sisters and 2 brothers all of whom pre-decease her. Aurore Adams, Lucille Guilbeault, Irene Beaulieu, Bertha Roberts, Estelle LaChance, Mary Anne Chinigo, Ernest L. Miclette and Henry Miclette.The family would like to share a Special Thank You to Deb Zito and Farah Singer for their dedication and excellent care of our mother and to the staff of CT Home Care Solutions for their support and caring over the years.A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, May 17, 2021 at Sacred Heart Church in Taftville, CT at 10:00am with burial to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery.
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10:00 AM 5/17/2021 10:00:00 AM
Sacred Heart Church

Providence Street
Taftville, CT 06380

Sacred Heart Church
Providence Street Taftville 06380 CT
United States

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St. Joseph Final Resting Place

815 Boswell Ave
Norwich, CT 06360

815 Boswell Ave Norwich 06360 CT
United States

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