Paula Jean Prechtl, age 63, of Brockport, Pa passed away peacefully on March 14th, 2022 surrounded by family at her home. Born on March 20th, 1958 in Dubois, Pa, she was the daughter of the late H. Robert and Avismae (Starr) White and sister of Sherry (John) Frazier who preceded her in death. Paula was a loving wife, sister, mother and grandmother. She was married to Tim Prechtl on October 4, 1986 and he survives. Paula is also survived by a daughter Jenna (Alex) Suppa; sons Eric (Sue Ann Gilbert) Kriner and Brent Kriner; four grandchildren, Nathan and Aubrey Kriner and Adelynn and Elaina Suppa. She is further survived by her mother and father-in-law Patty and Gerald Prechtl; siblings Bob White and Cathy (Mark) Facchine and many nieces and nephews. Paula worked at the Brockway Area School District for many years and loved working with the children. Paula spent her life thinking of others, making countless connections and friends along the way. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and swimming in her pool. Paula grew flowers every season that benefited many charities. She loved to walk in the outdoors with her cousin, Don Cherubini and her friends. Paula was a member of the United Methodist Church. She helped for many years with Vacation Bible School and would plan the outside games and activities for the children. She will be remembered as the kind and loving woman that she always was. The family would like to thank the special people in her life who were there for her during her last year, including “her people”, Sue Gilbert and Nancy Walk. Friends and family will be received on Friday, March 18 from 6PM to 9PM at the Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc. in Brockway. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, March 19 at 11AM at the Brockport United Methodist Church with Pastor Ann Foor officiating. A funeral lunch and continued time of fellowship will be held immediately following in the church social hall. Memorial donations may be made to the Brockway Elementary “We Care Fund” Attn: Kristen Sholes or Leslie Martini 40 North Street Brockway, PA 15824. This is a fund that is used to help provide children or family’s of the Brockway Elementary School with basic needs.
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