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Pauline J. Edens, 81, residing in Sandusky, passed away Wednesday afternoon, September 16, 2015 at Providence Care Centers after a brief illness.

Pauline was born on July 3, 1934 in Sandusky, OH to the late Joseph Borden and Lois (Maschari) Gilbert.

Pauline graduated from Sandusky High School in 1953. She was employed at the former New Departure for 24 years. Pauline was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, where she served on the luncheon committee for many years, participated in the prayer network, and was a Eucharistic minister. She made bears for patients at Firelands Hospital, tooth fairy pillows for the Jerry Lewis Telethon and clothes for the Rev. Billy Graham's Shoebox kids.

Pauline is survived by her sisters Candace Gilbert of Monroeville and Stephanie Gilbert of Sandusky; brothers, William (Donna) Borden of Huron and Stanley (Susan) Gilbert of Sandusky; sister in laws, Nancy Jones Gilbert and Joyce Borden both of Sandusky and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

In addition to her parents, Pauline is preceded in death by brothers, Joel Borden and Dennis Gilbert.

Friends may call Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 9:00 am until the time of the memorial mass at 10:00 am at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 429 Central Ave., Sandusky with Father Joe Steinbauer presiding. Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.

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