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Pauline E. Best

Pauline E. Best

Jul 8, 1923 - Dec 16, 2022

Pauline E. Best - Obituary


auline Elizabeth Best, 99, a resident of Harwood, MD, died on Friday, December 16, 2022, of heart disease. Born July 8, 1923, she enjoyed caring for her loving husband, cooking, baking, traveling, and spending time with her family. Pauline was preceded in death by her husband of 73 years, Ray Best. She is survived by four children, Allen Best of Daytona Beach, FL, Sandra Norman of Daytona Beach, FL, Darla Tillinghast of Harwood, MD, and Pamela Evans of Gambrills, MD; three siblings, Kenneth Bachtel of Oakland, MD, Juanita Blamble of Port St. Lucie, FL, and Joann Gehman of Lititz, PA; seven grandchildren, Brian and Troy Best, Craig Norman, David Tillinghast, Karen Painter, Angela Marcian, and Kaitlyn Evans; and nine great-grandchildren. Pauline's life will be celebrated on Thursday, January 5, 2023, at 1 pm during a graveside service at the Maryland Veterans Cemetery, 1122 Sunrise Beach Road, Crownsville, MD 21032 where she will be laid to rest with her beloved husband Ray. Immediately following the service at the cemetery, a memorial gathering will be held at Annapolis Evangelical Lutheran Church, 38 W. Central Ave., Edgewater, MD. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Chesapeake, 90 Ritchie Hwy., Pasadena, MD 21122. Please take a moment and leave a condolence for her family by using the memories tab on the left.