Pauline A. (Tanguay) Daley

Passed away on July 28, 2022
Obituary of Pauline A. (Tanguay) Daley
Pauline A. (Tanguay) Daley, 87, of Nashua, passed away peacefully while surrounded by her family on Thursday, July 28, 2022. Born on September 11, 1934 in Nashua, NH, she was the daughter of the late Ulric and Yvonne (Robert) Tanguay. Pauline grew up in Nashua where she earned an Associate’s Degree in Business from Hesser College. She began her career teaching music at the Nashua Music Center, eventually opening her own studio where she continued teaching piano, guitar, accordion, and bass lessons for over 50 years. She enjoyed a variety of performance opportunities in which she played multiple instruments and, in 1963, led the Pauline Tanguay Orchestra as the back up band for Gene Pitney. More recently she recorded with acoustic trio City of Roses. She was a businesswoman and entrepreneur who brought ballroom dancing to Manchester, NH as co-owner of The Red Carpet. A prolific pastel artist, her work was featured in local venues and exhibits. Pauline was an avid photographer who loved exploring the NH coast, vacationing in Ogunquit, Maine, attending classic car shows, and relaxing at home with family. She is survived by her daughters Michelle (Daley) Tanguay and wife Linda Picceri, Laurie Daley and husband Chris Miele; brothers Normand Tanguay and wife Diane, Richard Tanguay and wife Donna; brother-in-law William Stocking and many loving nieces, nephews and friends. She is predeceased by her sisters Yvette Stocking and Claire Tanguay. A Celebration of Life will be held from 3pm to 7pm on Wednesday, August 17 at Zis-Sweeney & St. Laurent Funeral Home located at 26 Kinsley St., Nashua NH. A Memorial Service will be held at 11am on Thursday, August 18 at Zis-Sweeney & St. Laurent Funeral Home followed by a burial at St. Louis De Gonzague Cemetery located at 752 W. Hollis St., Nashua NH.. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Visiting Nurse Association of Manchester and Southern NH. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Daley family.

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Celebration of Life

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Zis-Sweeney & St. Laurent Funeral Home

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Memorial Service

11:00 am

Zis-Sweeney & St. Laurent Funeral Home

Thursday, August 18, 2022


12:00 pm

St. Louis De Gonzague Cemetery