GARDNER-Pauline Morkavage, 75, died Tuesday, May 3, 2020 at Wachusett Manor Nursing Home.

She was born in Worcester, daughter of Paul O. and Eva E. (Markunes) Morkavage and graduated from Wachusett Regional High School in Holden.

Paulina, as she was known to her family, enjoyed fishing in her younger years. She loved to sing, play Bingo and kept herself busy with word search puzzles and crafts, especially making bookmarks. She previously worked for Goodwill Industry for some time.

Pauline is survived by her sisters, Joanna Gallant wife of the late Norman Gallant of Leominster and Eva Richard, wife of the late Leonce Richard of Gardner, and her brother Timothy Morkavage and his wife Kathy of Harrisville, NH. She also leaves four nieces, Janet Morkavage, Dawn Shockley and her husband William, Lorrie Boudreau and her husband Dean and Diana Sullivan and her husband Mark, six great nephews, a great niece and several cousins. Pauline was predeceased by four brothers, John, Matthew, Paul, Jr. and Peter.

Funeral Services for Pauline will be held privately and she will be laid to rest with her parents at Woodlawn Cemetery in Princeton.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Pauline's memory may be made to the Epilepsy Foundation by visiting www.epilepsynewengland.org or by mailing a check to Epilepsy Foundation New England, 650 Suffolk Street #405, Lowell, MA 01854.