The passing of Pauline Violet (Buchanan) Craig, wife of the late G. Berton Craig of Bonny River, NB occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB on May 10, 2018. Born in Second Falls, NB on August 24, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Merlin and Phyllis (Kinney) Buchanan.
A loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, Pauline will be lovingly remember by her sons, Sheldon Craig, Merlin (Nila) Craig, David (Cindy) Craig and Eric Craig, all of Bonny River, NB; grandchildren, Charmain, Gayle, Amanda, Natalie and Jeffrey; great-grandchildren, Mackenzie, Liam, Ethan, Sofia, Kent, Reid, Calum and Emma; her siblings, Audrey Noddin (Rosetta) of Caithness, NB, Ramona (Lyle) Boyd of Canal, NB, Glendon (Kaye) Buchanan of Second Falls, NB, Crystal (Dale) Shaw of Utopia, NB, Charlotte (Glen) Norman of Second Falls, NB, Carol (Gerry) Henry of Bonny River, NB and Duane (Ellen) Buchanan of Second Falls, NB, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents and husband, Pauline was predeceased by her son Sherman; one sister Rachael Matthews; brothers Curtis Buchanan and Neil Buchanan.
Prior to retirement, Pauline worked for Connors Brothers in Blacks Harbour. She enjoyed the outdoors and loved camping and spending time in her garden. She liked to cook, listen to music and adored her family and enjoyed telling them old stories of her past and childhood. In her quiet time, Pauline could often be found with knitting needles in hand making socks that her family loved and appreciated. She will be sadly missed by her family but her memory will be cherished forever.
Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533), 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB. Rested at the funeral home with visiting on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The service was held on Monday at 2 p.m., from the Second Falls Baptist Church, Second Falls, with Rev. Reg Ward officiating, followed by the interment in the church cemetery. In Pauline’s memory, donations to Charlotte County Cancer would be appreciated by the family. Online donations and condolences may be placed at www.stgeorgefh.ca