It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister on Saturday, February 4, 2017, one day after celebrating her 84th birthday. Born in 1933, Pauline was a daughter of the late Xavier and Laura (Chaisson) Poirier.
Besides her parents, Pauline was predeceased by her husband, James (Jim) Ferguson in 2015. She is also predeceased by her brothers, Albert, Henry, Johnnie, Gerry and sisters, Marg, Jay, Lorraine, Marie and Bea.
Pauline is survived by her son, Jim (Jean); her daughter, Francine (Joe) Churney; her brother, Simon Poirier; and sisters, Kaye Viennaux and Madeline Cormier. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Shane (Kerrie) Ferguson, Erin (Greg) Arsenault, Chris (Marilyn) Churney, Karolyn (Travis) Humphrey and Brian (Shauna) Churney; her nine great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Together with her husband Jim, Pauline was the owner of Ferguson’s Dairy on Mansfield Street, Glace Bay for 30 years.
As per her wishes, cremation has taken place under the direction of T.J. Tracey Cremation and Burial Specialists, 370 Reserve St., Glace Bay (902) 8494199.
Visitation will be held Thursday, February 9, 2017 from 7-9 p.m. with a funeral service Friday, February 10, 2017 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home Chapel with Deacon Lorne MacNeil.
Family flowers only please. Donations may be made to the Cancer Society or a charity of your choice.
Online condolences can be expressed to the family by visiting www.tjtracey.com.