Paula A. Harper, 74, of Bridgewater, passed away on February 17, 2023. A native of Brockton, she was a daughter of the late Henry M. and Mary Regina (Gay) Harper. Paula was a teacher at the Huntington School in Brockton for over 35 years until her retirement.
Paula was a graduate of Brockton High School Class of 1966 and Bridgewater State College with both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Education and Reading. Paula had a passion for sharing her love of reading with her students and encouraged all to pick up a book and read for fun! She also loved her pet cats over the years, especially Jellybean, who predeceased her. She was a fan of the New England Patriots and the Boston Red Sox. She will be greatly missed.
Paula was the sister of the late Francine G. Clancy; loving aunt of Lynn Zaleski (Greg) of Florida, Cathleen Fernez (Michael) of Kingston, Laura Walsh (David) of Marshfield, David Clancy (Corinne) of E. Taunton, and Daniel Clancy of Bridgewater; and a great-aunt of many.
All are welcome to visitation Saturday, June 17th from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at Waitt Funeral Home, 850 N. Main St., Brockton, her memorial Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Edith Stein Church, 71 E. Main St., Brockton and burial at Calvary Cemetery, 95 N. Cary St., Brockton.
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