Paula M. Treggett
Paula M. Treggett
  • May 26, 1949 - August 30, 2017
  • Rochester, New York

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Treggett, Paula M. (Zeller)

Rochester: Passed away on August 30th, at the age of 68, after being seriously challenged with Multiple Sclerosis for forty years.

She is predeceased by her father, Stanley Zeller.
She is survived by her mother, Genevieve "Jean" Zeller; sisters, Marcia (William) Opperman, Claudia (Thomas) Ciresi; nephew, Eric Ciresi; honorary sister, Janice Yarborough; extended family, Judy, Cady and Emma Glaubinger; John and Harrington Yarborough; and Mark, Mary, Kathan, and Mark Andrew LaRose.

Paula earned her Bachelor's Degree from SUNY College at Oneonta and her Master's Degree from SUNY College at Plattsburgh. She had a fulfilling career as a Home Economics/Life Skills teacher for the Oswego School District, and later at Cornell Cooperative Extension as an agent for Franklin County.

She was an active resident of Edna Tina Wilson Living Center/Victorian Unit for twenty-two years and will be remembered for her vibrant smile, which reflected her incredibly positive attitude, as well as her compassion for her fellow residents. The family expresses their gratitude for the loving care Paula received at ETW. Paula also had longtime friendships with MS volunteer, Judy Gillett and ETW volunteer, Mary Pat Whitman.

Relatives and friends may call on Wednesday, September 6th, from 4-8 PM at the Funeral Home of ALVAH HALLORAN & SON, 2125 Chili Ave., Gates. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, September 7th, at 11:30 AM at St. Monica's Church, 831 Genesee St., Rochester. Interment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Paula's name to Rochester Rotary Camps Sunshine or Haccamo via Rochester Rotary Charitable Trusts, 180 Linden Oaks, Suite 200, Rochester, NY 14625; Foodlink, PO Box 60766, Rochester, NY 14606; or the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Upstate New York Chapter Headquarters, 1000 Elmwood Ave., Suite 900, Rochester, NY 14620.