rosePauline M. (Graves) Rose, 89, of Auburn died Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in the Life Care Center of Auburn surrounded by her family.

Her husband Wesley Rose died in 1983. She leaves a step-daughter, Nancy Lesley of Oxford, and a brother, David Graves and a sister, Betty Sachs, both of Auburn. Pauline is also survived by step-grandchildren, step great -grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Pauline was predeceased by a brother, Donald Graves and two sisters, Dorothy Recko and Marian Carpenter.

Pauline was born in Paxton, daughter of the late Howard S. and Hilda E. (Parker) Graves. She graduated from Auburn High School in 1945.

After graduation Pauline stated her working career at Norton Company in Worcester where she worked until her retirement in 1979.

Private graveside services will be held for Pauline at Hillside Cemetery, in Auburn. Memorial donations may be made to Vets, Inc.69 Grove Street, Worcester, MA 01605. BRITTON-WALLACE FUNERAL HOME, 91 Central St, Auburn, MA is directing arrangements for Pauline’s family. To leave a note of condolence for Pauline’s family or to view her Book of Memories, please visit,