September 3, 2012
Paula Lynn Siegel, 66, Patricia Dr., Watertown, passed away Monday morning, September 3, 2012, at her home under the care of her family and Hospice.
Calling hours will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown, on Thursday, September 6, from 11AM - 1PM followed by burial in Brookside Cemetery.
Mrs. Siegel was born July 31, 1946 in Watertown, daughter of William and Korleen (Bushnell) Funnell. She attended Watertown schools and graduated Summa Cum Laude from City University of NY where she was a member of the National Honor Society. She then attended graduate school at Wagner College, Staten Island.
She married Ira Siegel, of Brooklyn, in 1985 and was the beloved mother of Kimberly Davis, of Watertown.
She was employed as a history tutor at Kingsborough College, as well as a docent at the Wycoff Museum, both in Brooklyn. Paula and her family relocated back to Watertown in 2002, where her husband was employed as a pharmacist at Rite Aid Pharmacy. Among her hobbies were politics, history, and genealogy, and was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Donations in her name may be made to SPCA of Jefferson County, 25056 Water St., Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St., or Caregivers of Watertown, 210 Court St., all in Watertown, NY 13601 or to American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 7, E. Syracuse, NY 13057.