Paula B. Gervais, 90, Winona Lake, passed away at 7 a.m., Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in her residence. She was born Feb. 28, 1928, in Dayton, Maine to Francis and Mary (MacDonald) Bennett.
She was united in marriage Nov. 29, 1952, to John Gervais in Biddeford, Maine at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. As a child she attended school at Thornton Academy in Saco, Maine. During her life she worked as a telephone operator as well as was a self-employed wood crafts artist. She was a devout Catholic.
She is survived by her son: Patrick (Brenda) Gervais, Warsaw; brothers: Joe (Barbara) Bennett, Maine; Tom (Freida) Bennett, Orange, Va.; Ervin Bennett, Dayton, Maine; sister: Mae Brown, Dayton, Maine; seven grandchildren: John (Ash) Gervais, Louis (Mandy) Gervais, Janette Gervais, Paul Westberg, Sue (Amanda) Westberg, Patrick (Andrea) Westberg, Michelle Poe; and six great grandchildren also survive. She was preceded in death by her husband, John P. Gervais, brothers: Ray and Francis Bennett, sisters: Arvid Bennett and Georgina Thibodeau.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 22, in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Warsaw. Father Jonathan Norton will officiate. Interment will be held at a later date. McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw is entrusted with all arrangements.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Dept. 41831 P.O. Box 650309 Dallas, TX 75265
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