Pauline G. Catudal Henderson

Pauline G. Catudal Henderson, 73, of Merrimack, NH, and formerly of Manchester, NH, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester after a long illness.

She was born in Manchester, NH, on May 23, 1941, a daughter of the late Emile and Yvette (Billy) Charron.

Pauline was a graduate of the Villa Augustina in Goffstown, NH, and was a member of both the Merrimack American Legion Post 98 and the V.F.W. Post 8641 auxiliaries.

Pauline retired from Oxford Health as a claims processor and had formerly worked at Digital Equipment Corp. for 15 years.

She is predeceased by a son, Robert Catudal, who died in 2006, and a sister, Priscilla Spratt.

Members of her family include her husband of 31 years, F. “Skitch” Henderson of Merrimack, a son, Rick Catudal, and a daughter, Suzanne Foote, both of Manchester, six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, a brother, Reginald Charron, of Litchfield, NH, sisters Jacqueline Brodeur and Claudette Wayman, both of Manchester, Collette Ouellette, of North Port, FL, and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours were in the Rivet Funeral Home, 425 Daniel Webster Hwy, Merrimack, NH, Monday Oct. 13, 2014, from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated in Our Lady of Mercy Church, 16 Baboosic Lake Road, Merrimack, Tuesday at 10 a.m. Burial was in the NH State Veterans Cemetery, 110 Daniel Webster Hwy, Boscawen, NH, on Wednesday, Oct. 15.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to American Diabetes Assoc., 249 Canal St., Manchester, NH, 03101 or online at

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