Paula J. Kitchen, 68, of Lake Katrine
Paula J. Kitchen, 68, of Lake Katrine, died Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center.
Born in Catskill, she was a daughter of the late Garrie and Ella Mallory Lynn.
Paula was a graduate of Catskill High School, where she recently celebrated her 50th high school reunion, and later went on to receive her Master’s of Education from SUNY New Paltz. She was a prominent businesswoman who owned and operated Paula Kitchen Real Estate for nearly 40 years. She was a member of the National Board of Realtors, Ulster County Board of Realtors, and a long-standing member of the Chamber of Commerce. Paula was known for her service in the community and loved her church, Bible Baptist Church in Lake Katrine. She especially loved her book club, going to lunch with friends, shopping and talking on the phone. She prided in her children and her grandchildren. She left a legacy of generosity and love to all who knew her.
Paula is survived by her three children, Eric Kitchen and his wife Vanessa of Lake Katrine, Tammy Briggs and her husband Allan of Millersburg, Pa., and Paul Kitchen and his wife Teresa of Rexford, N.Y. Eleven grandchildren: Darren, Trenton, Christian, Mallory, Gabrielle, Benjamin, Emily, Alyssa, Anne Marie, Paul and John, also survive.
The family will receive friends at Simpson-Gaus Funeral Home, 411 Albany Ave., Kingston, on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016, from 2 to 4 p.m.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, at King’s Fire Church at 11 a.m.
Inurnment in the family plot in Catskill Town Cemetery will be privately held at a later date.
The family requests that memorial donations be made to Bible Baptist Church, P.O. Box 778, Lake Katrine, N.Y. 12449.
Online condolences may be left for the family of Paula by visiting www. SimpsonGaus.com.