August 9, 1934 ~ December 26, 2022
Born in: Hennessey, OK
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Pauline C. Waldburger, 88, of Asheville, passed away Monday, December 26, 2022, at her home.
Born in Hennessey, Oklahoma, Pauline was a daughter of the late Lee and Catherine Roder Streck. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 61 years, Peter Waldburger, and her siblings, Jim Streck, Betty DeMoyer, Lucille Haymaker, Joann Kelly, Albert Streck, and Margaret Skoda.
Pauline was a registered nurse, served in the U.S. Air Force and then in private practice in New York, before retiring in Asheville. She was an active member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church and volunteered many years at the Rathburn House in Ashville. She was the truest of friends to many, a loving wife, a good mother, an endearing grandmother, and the greatest great grandmother!
Surviving are her sons, Peter Lee Waldburger, Paul William Waldburger (Glenda), and John Robert Waldburger (Kathy); grandchildren, Tess Elizabeth Speirs (Sean), Benjamin John Waldburger, Nicholas James Waldburger (Samantha), and Elliot David Waldburger; great grandchildren, Noah John Speirs, Tristan James Waldburger, and Penelope Grace Waldburger.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Fr. Dean Cesa at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 14 at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church. Inurnment will follow in the church columbarium.
Military honors will be provided by the US Air Force Memorial Detail and nursing honors will be rendered by the NC Nurses Honor Guard.
Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue is assisting the family.
Funeral Mass: January 14, 2023 11:00 am
St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church
768 Asbury Road
Candler, NC 28715