, Salem, MA

April 2, 2014

Kristina M. Teixeira, 42

Peabody — Kristina M. “Tina” (Fournier) Teixeira, 42, died at the NSMC–Salem Hospital on Saturday, March 29, 2014, after being stricken at her home.

Tina was born in Peabody on September 3, 1971, and was the daughter of Pauline A. (Rubin) Fournier and the late Robert A. Fournier. She was raised and educated in Peabody, and received her paralegal associate degree from North Shore Community College.

Tina was recently employed as a scheduler at Lahey Health Home Care in Beverly. She was a loving mother, who devoted her life creating a home for her two sons. She enjoyed spending time with her family, cooking Polish food, crafts, knitting, and going to the beach.

In addition to her mother, Pauline of Peabody, Tina is survived by her two sons, Brandon R. Fournier and Nicholas J. Teixeira, both of Peabody; her maternal grandmother, Helen Rubin of Danvers; her siblings and spouses, Robert and Maryesther Fournier of Waltham, Susan and Robert Steinmetz of Wisconsin, Peter and Kathy Fournier of Florida, Paul Fournier and his partner, Louis Wolff of Salem, and Andre and Stacey Fournier of Texas; her best friend, Kara Tremblay of Danvers; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: Tina’s family will receive relatives and friends on Friday, April 4, from 4 to 8 p.m., at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody. Her Celebration of Life service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, April 5, at 11 a.m. The family requested that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made in Tina’s memory to Autism Speaks, Burial will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Salem. Please visit for directions, her obituary and memorial guest book.