Paula Ann Baren, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on Friday, November 15, 2013, at her residence. She was born in Lewiston, NY on September 17, 1960, the daughter of Donald Johnston and the late Mary E. (Hunt) Johnston.
Paula graduated from Niagara Wheatfield High School. She had lived in Florida for many years before moving back to Niagara Falls. Paula enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She spent her days gardening, painting and home design. Paula was an exceptional mother, grandmother and friend. It's no secret she will be missed by all.
Paula was the wife of the late Kari V. Baren, who died in January of 1985. In addition to her father, she is survived by one son, Ryan Vance Baren; two daughters, Amy (Jeff) Gore and Megan Prato, all of Niagara Falls, NY; one granddaughter, Kylah Paula-Sumiko Gore. She was the sister of the late Daniel F. and David E. Johnston.
The family will be present on Thursday from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM at the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 5893 Hoover Road, SANBORN, NY, where Funeral Services will follow at 8:00 PM, with the Rev. Ivan Skenderovic officiating. Inurnment in Riverdale Cemetery, Lewiston, NY.
Visit www.rhoneyfuneralhome.com for guest register.