Paula Marie Currier (nee Brand), 55, of Elyria, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014 at home, following a two year battle with cancer. She was born November 25, 1958 in Elyria and was a lifelong Elyria resident.
Paula was a 1977 Elyria Catholic High School graduate and was a self employed wallpaper hanger for 25 years. She treasured spending time with her family; and enjoyed sewing, decorating, and travel.
Survivors include her husband of 34 years, Ben; three sons, Benjamin (Rae) of Elyria, Jacob (Becky) of Avon Lake and Anthony of Elyria. Additional survivors include two grandchildren, Alexander and Andrew; her mother, Florence Brand (nee Wiegand) of Elyria; three brothers, Lawrence and Thomas of Elyria, Gregory of University Heights. Paula was preceded in death by her father, Paul A. Brand; and a brother, Patrick.
Memorial services will be 11 A.M., Saturday, August 2, 2014, at St. Mary Church Hall, 320 Middle Ave., Elyria, where The Reverend Michael Currier and The Reverend Steven Brand will officiate. Burial will be private.
Memorial contributions, in Paula's memory, can be sent to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870 or Lorain County Foodbank/Second Harvest Food Bank North, 7445 Deer Trail Ln., Lorain, OH 44053.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Elyria (440)322-4626. Online condolences can be expressed at www.laubenthalmercado.com