Pauline M. Grocki was born in Bedford, England, on October 21, 1939. In her own words: “I lived, I loved, I laughed in Chatham, a place that I have come to love. I cherished the people and friends that have been a part of my life. Thank you all.” She died on September 27, 2022.
She leaves behind her beloved husband, Chet Grocki, son, Christian Ryan, four grandchildren: Lily, Drew and Elizabeth of Chatham, and Fred Hoxsie of New York. She was predeceased by her daughter, Victoria Ryan and her brother, Nick O'Brien. She also leaves her sisters Frances D'Souza and Celia Leach, and nieces Christa D'Souza and Heloise D'Souza, all of England. The sisters and nieces are all from England. She also leaves her stepchildren Russ & Alma Grocki of Hawaii, Janet & Terry Lynch of Connecticut, Tom & Suzanne Grocki of Vermont, and Laurel Long of Pennsylvania and their 7 children and 4 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held at Nickerson Funeral Home on 87 Crowell Road in Chatham on Friday, September 30th from 10-12PM with burial to follow at Union Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod.