Paula Tedesco
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Paula Tedesco
  • March 24, 1951 - November 27, 2017
  • Norwich, Connecticut

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Paula M. Tedesco, 66, of Norwich, passed away Monday, November 27th 2017. She was born to the late Frank V. and Sonia Tedesco on March 24th, 1951. Paula graduated from Norwich Free Academy in 1969, and spent the next thirty years working with the mentally challenged at Seaside Regional Center in Waterford, Connecticut. She described them as being the happiest days of her life. She loved the beach and '65 Mustangs. She cherished her friends at Curves and the Mohegan Sun Casino. Every morning you could find her greeting people, whilst having her coffee at the Bagel Shop. She is survived by her mother, Sonia Tedesco and a niece, Nicole Shafer of Palm Cove, Florida. She was predeceased by her sister Loretta (Tedesco) Ferry, and her father, Frank Tedesco. She has several cousins in the area with whom she spent a lot of time with, especially holidays. She also leaves her special friends and her special pets. Her motto was, "I do the best I can, with what I have", and she did. In lieu of flowers, donations in Paula's memory may be made to the Center for Hospice Care in Norwich; 227 Dunham Street, Norwich, Connecticut. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, December 1st at St. Peter and Paul Church, 181 Elizabeth St, Norwich, CT. Burial in the St. Joseph Cemetery, Boswell Avenue, Norwich, will immediately follow. To express sympathy to Paula's friends and family, please leave an online condolence at: www.labenskifuneralhome.com

Arrangements under the direction of Labenski Funeral Home, Norwich, CT.