Pauline E. Negrini, 90, of West Stockbridge died Saturday, July 8, at Berkshire Medical Center surrounded by her loving family.
Pauline was born in Pittsfield on July 20, 1926, the daughter of Dudley and Cora Louise (Heady) Woodbridge. She was a graduate of the former Williams High School class of 1945. Pauline enjoyed playing bingo with her friends, reading, doing word searches, baking and making homemade jams. Pauline’s husband of 60 years, John J. Negrini — whom she married on August 5, 1946, in Saint Patrick’s in West Stockbridge – predeceased her on July 12, 2007.
Pauline is survived by one son: John Negrini and wife Lisa of Dalton; five daughters: Karen A. Negrini of West Stockbridge, Catherine L. Bosley and husband Charles of Jensen Beach, Florida, Polly A. Crosby and husband Fredrick of Austerlitz, New York, Susan A. Lupo of West Stockbridge, and Nancy A. Frost and husband Scott of Bennington, Vermont; one sister: Velma Bartley of Nashville, Tennessee; nine grandchildren: Luke Crosby, Amanda Crosby, Gregory Bosley, Christopher Bosley, Megan Negrini, Kristen Negrini, Gabriel Lupo, Erica Frost and Adam Frost; and one great-grandchild: Ayva Marie Crosby. In addition to her husband, Pauline was predeceased by sister Clara Gennari and brother Richard Woodbridge.
Funeral services for Pauline Eunice Negrini will be held on Wednesday, July 12, at 1 p.m. with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at Saint Patrick’s Church in West Stockbridge. Burial will follow in Saint Patrick’s Cemetery. In keeping with Pauline’s wishes, there will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made to either Saint Patrick’s Building Fund or West Stockbridge Ambulance in care of the BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME, 33 South St., Great Barrington, MA 01230. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com.