Pauline M. (Reid) Giardino, 91, of Franklin, died peacefully on Saturday January 12, 2019 at her home. She was the beloved wife of John A. Giardino who died in 2016.
Born in Boston on August 17, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Margaret (Ross) Reid.
Mrs. Giardino was a resident of Franklin since 1959. She grew up in Hyde Park and graduated from Hyde Park High School.
Mrs. Giardino was a homemaker all of her life.
She is survived by her children, John Jr. and his partner Debra Hicks of Franklin, Dawn Marie Giardino of Franklin, Francis Giardino and his husband David Robinson of Plymouth, Bettiann Cardoza and her husband Tom of Georgia, Vermont, Paul Giardino of Milford, Michael Giardino and his wife Carol of Franklin, Peter Giardino and his partner Carla Parsons of Franklin, Mary Huling and her husband Jim of Milford, and Gregory Giardino and his wife Patricia of Franklin and her daughter-in-law Sandy Giardino of Franklin.
She is also survived by 23 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and her sister Thomasina Comeau of Greenfield, New Hampshire.
She was predeceased by six brothers and sisters.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a calling hour on Wednesday, January 16 from 9 – 10 a.m. in the Ginley Funeral Home of Franklin, 131 Main Street in Franklin (www.ginleyfuneralhomes.com) followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m.
In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to the Compassionate Care Hospice, 800 W. Cummings Park, Suite 3100, Woburn, MA 01801.