Paula Wiersma

Paula Wiersma

Paula Marie Wiersma (nee McIntee), of Durham, passed away suddenly at the Louise Marshall Hospital in Mount Forest on Monday, October 23, 2023 in her 58th year.

Paula loved traveling, scuba diving and entertaining friends around the fire pit. She had a wicked sense of humor and loved laughing and joking. She was an avid lover of music in all categories and played them all at the same level....LOUD.

Dearly missed by her soul mate Bob of 34 years together and happily married for 26 years. Birth mother of Aleks Saric and forever grateful to his parents Mira and Andy. Loved by her sisters Donna (Shirling) and Elaine (Mallek), twin brother Paul and by her second mom Mary Anne Braun. Predeceased by her parents Thomas and Audrey (nee Schacht) McIntee, sister Patricia (Kulscar), Brother Murray (2023), Papa (Evert) and Mamma Bear (Jean) Wiersma and by her beloved cat Shadow (2015)

Family and friends are invited to a Memorial Visitation held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 from 6-7pm where a Service of Remembrance will be held at 7pm. Cremation has taken place.

Memorial donations to the OVC Pet Trust ( would be appreciated by the family as expressions of sympathy. 

Public Condolences

Deepest sympathy. Paula was a bright light, who will be missed by all who knew her.

- Pauline Kerr
November 7, 2023

Remember when Paula went to catch the baseball and got hit in the mouth twice? Surprised she played swing bowling. Paula turned 57 on Sept. 22. Shocked she died within the two months that her brother and SIL died. Still seems unbelievable. I can't fly in for today for numerous reasons. She died too young. I feel for Bob! He's probably still in shock. May you be blessed and happy now Paula! Love, Elaine

- Elaine Malleck
November 7, 2023

My Deepest condolences and sympathies on this loss of a wonderful gifted individual with gifts and talents that touched this world in ways only she knew how. God can welcome his angel home and now his angel is watching us all and protecting us , as she still aids us in the times we need. Thank you Paula take a rest you done well and thank your being the special unique individual you are we will always be blessed πŸ™Œ

- Andrew Lockwood
November 5, 2023

Bob, please accept my condolences. My thoughts are with you. I have made a donation to the OVC Pet Trust.

- Karen Gventer
November 5, 2023

Bob, we are so sorry for your loss. May your special memories bring you comfort in the days ahead.
Sincerely Gail and Brian Johnson

- Gail and Brian Johnson
October 31, 2023

So sorry for your loss Bob my deepest sympathy.

Connie Wolfe

- Connie Wolfe
October 31, 2023


I am so very sorry for your loss. You and your loved ones will be in our prayers.

- James Spaetzel
October 30, 2023

Condolences to you and the family Bob Paula will be surely missed by everyone, she was a great teacher and an inspiration to many that she came into contact with.

- Nick Saunders
October 30, 2023

Thinking of you Bob. Our condolences πŸ™πŸ»

- Blace and Krysta Craig
October 30, 2023

We're thinking of you and sending our love. I always appreciated Paula's kindness and great sense of humor, she will be deeply missed.

- Lance Rettinger
October 27, 2023

Sorry for your loss of paula. I used to see her at the swing bowling and I will keep you all in my prayers during this time of loss.

- Dawn lake
October 27, 2023

Bob you and your family have our deepest sympathy, so very sorry to hear this, we will all miss her at Swing Bowling she was loved by all. Hope there is Swing Bowling up above . I'm sure she will be watching us down here. Prayers and hugs πŸ«‚

- Bonnie and Larry Rody
October 26, 2023

My condolences to all the family

- Joshua Malleck
October 26, 2023

Bob, so sorry for your loss. I will be thinking of you on the 7th as you celebrate Paula's life and all the good memories you have had with her.

- Tina Merriam
October 26, 2023

Bob, so shocked to hear about Paula. So sorry for your loss, my deepest sympathy. Al Monk

- Al Monk
October 25, 2023

My deepest sympathies. Paula will definitely be missed at swing bowling.

- Michele Scarborough
October 25, 2023

So sorry for your loss Bob our deepest sympathy πŸ™.
Barb &Menno Brubacher

- Menno Brubacher
October 25, 2023

So sorry to hear this Bob!
sincere condolences πŸ’ πŸ™πŸ»πŸ’ž

- Sherril Tremblay
October 25, 2023

Sympathies to Bob and families. May she β€œswing bowl” from above!

- Chuck & Viv Niesen
October 25, 2023

Dear Bob and family - so very sorry to hear this. Sincere condolences.

- Gaye Ennett
October 25, 2023

Sincere sympathy to Bob and all of Paula's family.

- Sandy Ermel
October 25, 2023

We are so sorry to hear about Paula. We always had such a great time and a lot of laughs with her at
Swing bowling. So very sorry for your loss Bob. We will miss her.

- Linda and Glenn
October 25, 2023

So sorry for your loss Bob! She will be missed!
Allan & Janet Ceaser

- Janet Ceaser
October 25, 2023

I just met Paula last year and was on the same swing bowling team with her for 2 years and enjoyed her company. So sorry for your loss

- Jill Merritt
October 25, 2023

So sorry for your loss Bob. We will truly miss her.

- Cathy & Reg Tuttle
October 25, 2023

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Hanover, Ontario N4N 1N4
Phone: 519-364-3660
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