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WINCHENDON - Doreen A. (Monahan) Poulin, 60, of 127 Goodrich Street, passed on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at her residence.
She was born in Westfield, MA on May 9, 1957, daughter of the late Thomas E. Monahan Sr. and Rose K. (Maslar) Monahan and grew up in Holyoke. Doreen moved to Stoughton at the age of 7 and graduated from Stoughton High School in 1975. She later received two Associates Degrees from Alan Hancock College. Doreen and her family resided in Winchendon since 1987.
Her memory will be preserved through her husband of 42 years, William C. Poulin; three children, Brian V. Poulin and his wife Betsy of Worcester, Cassandra R. Leal and her husband Nery of Leominster and Stacey M. Baker and her husband Frank of Leominster; four grandchildren, Arianna, Alexi, Amelia and Myles; her sisters and brother, Lynda Ceven of Taunton, Susan Wallace of Tiverton, RI and James Monahan of Attleboro and many nieces and nephews. Two brothers, Thomas Monahan and Michael Monahan, preceded her in death.
Doreen’s passion for helping others and giving back was evident in her life’s work, which included careers at Blue Cross Blue Shield and House of Peace and Education. She loved serving her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ as an active member of People’s Congregational Church of Ashburnham and was a former member of GALA and First Baptist Church of Westminster where she taught Sunday school. Doreen was an accomplished artist and an avid reader who loved the beach and spending her time with her family.
A Celebration of her Life will be held in People's Congregational Church, 56 South Main Street, Ashburnham Monday, April 16, 2018 at 10 A.M.
Calling hours in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon are Sunday, April 15, 2018 from 5 to 7 P.M..
Burial will be in Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Agawam at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to Shriners Hospital, 516 Carew Street, Springfield, MA 01104 or to People's Congregational Church, 56 South Main Street, Ashburnham, MA 01430.