Pauline Louise (Closson) Kreski, 92, formerly of Sedgwick, passed away July 10, 2018, in New Jersey. She was born Nov. 26, 1925, in Brooklin, Maine, to Lewis and Esther (Grant) Closson.

Pauline moved from Maine to New Jersey to be near family. She worked as a switchboard operator for Bell Telephone while in Maine. In New Jersey, she worked as a receptionist and telephone operator for Chrysler Corporation and then in the company's New York offices where she met, and later married, Martin Kreski.

After retirement Martin and Pauline spent most of their time in their home in Franklin Lakes, N.J. In later years, they enjoyed spending winters in Port Charlotte, Fla., near family. Her Christian faith was an important part of her life. Pauline was always thoughtful of others, remembering them with a birthday or holiday card or gift.

She was a loving wife, step-mother, grandmother, sister-in-law, aunt and friend. Her gentle and kind nature will be remembered lovingly by all who knew her.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 20, at Rural Cemetery, Sedgwick. Memories and condolences may be shared at Arrangements are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home, Belfast.