Pauline Helen Dow, 78, of Canal Winchester, died on Wednesday, October 3, 2018. Born on September 26, 1940 to the late Harvey and Berndena Bower, Pauline was a graduate of Canal Winchester High School and a member of the Lithopolis United Methodist Church. She was a strong, loving, caring and supportive woman, who never met a stranger. She is survived by her children, Tena (Ron) Abbey, Scott (Abigail) Dow, and Wade Dow; grandchildren, Keagan Dow, Amanda (Jeremiah) Martindill, Lindsey (Jarrett) Smith, Chris (Shannon) Dale, and Chris (Heidi) Abbey; 14 great-grandchildren; and special friend, Becky Reid. Pauline was preceded in death by her husband, Martin Dow. Friends may visit from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9th at the DWAYNE R. SPENCE FUNERAL HOME, 650 W. Waterloo St., Canal Winchester, OH 43110, where a funeral service will follow at 12:00 p.m. Interment at Lithopolis Cemetery. Donations in Pauline’s memory can be made to Ohio Health Hospice at www.ohiohealth.com.