Astrid's Story

TEMPLETON MA. - TEMPLETON - Astrid E. Paulson of Templeton, MA, and formerly a longtime resident of Princeton, MA passed away on April 4, 2014. Astrid, the daughter of Alvin Roberts and Hattie (Rolfe) Roberts, was born June 22, 1936 in Bangor, Maine.

She was a graduate of Framingham Union Hospital School of Nursing, worked for many years as Director of Nurses at Keystone Nursing Home in Leominster, MA and retired from the V.A. Hospital in Bedford, MA.

Astrid was predeceased by her husband, Robert Paulson, her loving companion of 51 years. She is survived by her children, Robert R. Paulson II and his wife Carla, of Branson, Missouri, Alvin C. Paulson and his wife Kristy of Belleville, Illinois and Harriett Paulson of Templeton, MA. Astrid was also predeceased by her loving son-in-law John Morrow, and a loving daughter in law Karen (Poell) Paulson. Astrid had 9 sisters and 5 brothers, and is survived by sisters Marlene Farrar of Millinocket, Maine, and Suzanne Cleveland of East Princeton, MA.

In her later years Astrid enjoyed crocheting, cake decorating and doting on her 9 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

There are no calling hours and services are private. Donations in her name may be made to Adam's House, 37 West Owens Ave., North Las Vegas, NV 89030. To leave a message of condolence for the family please visit Astrid's Memorial site at (
Published in Bangor Daily News
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