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Pauline Gillson

July 8, 1943 — April 28, 2023

Daughter of Marjorie Edith Foster and Arthur Frank Foster, sister of Valerie Jean Gates and Christine Woolgar.  Wife of Malcolm Gillson who passed into his heavenly home.

Pauline and Malcolm came to the US in 1966 to work on the space program for the Moon landing in 1969.  Both came from Marshall of Cambridge now called Cambridge Aerospace.

Eventually transferring to Nashville TN and living in Hermitage.

Pauline has had a full working life with some great careers from launching the Traders Post and Wheels and Deals Magazines in 1972 in Nashville, Tennessee.  This career lasted 27 years and then onto Metro One Telecommunications.

She retired at age 69 and soon began her new career working with the Mayor's Office of Neighborhoods in Nashville doing all community things from Night out against Crime for the last 20 years, also taking care of issues for the Hermitage Community from Public works to Metro Parks.

She worked for Mayor Dean, Mayor Barry and Mayor Briley being very involved in police matters, Neighborhood Watch, government and all things Nashville.

Pauline was a great lover of all animals and adored her dogs which she always had a houseful of.  A great lover of nature and all things Christian.  She loved helping people and was always available to all her neighbors.

Make any donations in her name to any animal rescue, Nashville Humane Association or Metro Animal Control.

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