- August 10, 1927 - January 26, 2013
- Marlborough, Massachusetts
of Jeannette's Passing
St. Matthias Parish
409 Hemenway St.
Marlborough, MA 01752
Animal Rescue League of Boston Advancement Dept.
10 Chandler St.
Boston, MA 02116
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H. Jeannette Pollard, 85, of Marlborough, died Saturday, January 26, 2013 at her home, following a period of declining health.
Born in Lincoln, Nebraska on August 10,1927, Jeannette was the daughter of the late Ernest I. and Helen (Stahl) Pollard. She was a graduate of the University of Nebraska and Simmons College, Boston, MA.
A lifelong student of languages, history and geneology, Jeannette had been employed for many years as a bi-lingual teacher for the Boston Public School System.
A longtime member of St. Matthias Parish, she served as a cantor and member of the choir, and was an integral part of her parish community.
She belonged to many cultural organizations within the city, including the Edmund Rice Historical Association, Friends of the Marlborough Public Library, and the Marlborough Historical Society. She was well traveled, a season ticket holder for the Boston Symphony Orchestra and a great lover of animals, especially her cats.
She is survived by her brothers, William Pollard and his wife Kathleen, Robert Pollard and his wife Kellen and Richard Pollard and his wife Susan, her sister- in- law, Barbara Pollard, 12 nieces and nephews, 14 great- nieces and great- nephews and many cherished relatives and friends. She was also the sister of the late Ernest I. Pollard.
Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, January 31, from 5-8 pm at St. Matthias Church, 409 Hemenway St., Marlborough,with a vigil service to be held at 7:45pm. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday, February 1, at 10:00 am at St. Matthias. Burial will be held at a later date in New Jersey.
Donations may be made to St. Matthias Parish, or the animal Rescue League of Boston, Advancement Department, 10 Chandler St., Boston, MA 02116