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Pauline "Pinky" D. (Piche) Walker

August 16, 1937 ~ February 24, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Pauline "Pinky" Walker Obituary

West Brookfield – Pauline “Pinky” D. (Piche) Walker, 86, of West Brookfield, passed away on Saturday, February 24, 2024 at Quaboag Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center.

She leaves behind her son, Robert Walker of West Brookfield; her daughter, Maxine Fairbanks and her husband Scott of West Brookfield; Heika surviving spouse of Clint from Germany; her grandchildren, Nicole, Natalie, Jessica, William, Brooke and Conor; as well as her great-grandchildren, Eileen, Delane, Aiden, Kinsey, Nora and Eli. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, William F. Walker; by her son, Clint Walker, her brother Armand and two sisters Lucille and Gloria. She was born in Ware, daughter of the late Wilfred “Sky” and Lillian (Cloutier) Piche.

Pinky worked in the Activities Department at Quaboag Nursing home for 30 years.  She also volunteered many hours there helping with parties, picnics, decorating for holidays and manicures.  She also worked with the Hairdresser at Quaboag for many years.  Pink enjoyed participating in the Chimes group at the nursing home. Music was one of her passions.  She was a member of the Sacred Heart Church in Brookfield and West Brookfield.  She became a Eucharistic minister and provided this service during the Mass, to the residents at Quaboag and homebound parishioners. Pinky volunteered at the Brookfield Ecumenical Food Pantry for many years.  She enjoyed helping people.  Pinky also enjoyed traveling, music, camping, and the outdoors.  She loved spending time with her family and friends and hosting family gatherings. She was a loving, caring and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend.  Pinky’s family would like to gratefully acknowledged and thank everyone at Quaboag for the compassionate care and company they provided her.

A funeral mass for Pauline will be held on Friday, April 5, 2024 at 11:00am in the Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Parish in West Brookfield.  Relatives and friends are asked to please meet directly at church.   Burial will be held in the Brookfield Cemetery following mass.


Varnum Funeral Home, Inc., 43 East Main St., in West Brookfield is assisting her family with arrangements.

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Funeral Mass
April 5, 2024

11:00 AM
Our Lady of Sacred Heart Church, West Main Street, West Brookfield

April 5, 2024

Brookfield Cemetery
34 West Main St.
Brookfield, MA 01506


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