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“Paul,Coleen and family so sorry for you loss.Pauline will be missed. RIP my friend. Love Pam, Chuck Barry and family ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Pamela Barry - North Billerica, MA

“Colleen and children,We were so sorry to hear about your Mom/Grandmother's passing. She was always such a sweet woman. We have known her for many...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Susan Grubbs - WALTHAM, MA

“My deepest condolences to Pauline's husband and family. May the support of family and friends comfort you at this sad time. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Judy Venditti - Needham, MA

“So sorry to hear of Polly's passing. I too grew up in Newton Lower Falls, not far from Polly. We both went to Hamilton School, same grade, and...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Woody Woodruff - Lee, NH

“I'm so sorry to hear of Pauline's passing. I knew Pauline from Newton- Wellesley Hospital working as a PCA. She will be missed by all. Rest In Peace! ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Betty Tulipano - Burlington, MA

“In loving memory! ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Janet Alves - Medford, MA

“Our deepest sympathy on the passing of Pauline. She was a wonderful and caring person! I can still see her laughing and think of fond memories of...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Janet Alves - Family


Waltham – Mrs. Pauline M. (Maffiola) Collett, of Waltham, died on October 12, 2021 in Framingham Union Hospital. She was 70.

Pauline was born in Framingham on October 10, 1951, the daughter of the late Arthur and Ruth (Roberts) Maffiola. She was raised in Newton Lower Falls and graduated from Newton North High School. For many years she had worked as a secretary at Newton Wellesley Hospital. On July 17, 1982 she married Paul Collett and the pair made Waltham their home where they have lived since.

She is survived by her beloved husband, Paul R. Collett; her daughter, Colleen E. Collett of Marlborough and by her grandchildren, Nicholas Collett and Nathalia Gomez.

She was also the sister of the late A. Peter Maffiola and Ralph Maffiola.

Family and friends will honor and remember Pauline's life by gathering for her Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Church, 311 River Street, Waltham on Wednesday, October 20th at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in The Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne at 2:15 p.m.