LINCOLN CITY — Paula Svitenko Gillespie died Feb. 25. She was 67.
Mrs. Gillespie was born March 11, 1945, in West Springfield, Mass., to Samuel and Beatrice (Clarke) Svitenko. After graduating from high school, she earned a nursing degree in 1965. She married Bradford Gillespie in 1965.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 2004 and her brother, Len, in 1968. She is survived by two sons, Keith and Karl; daughter, Kate; brother, Lew; sister, Ellen; and six grandchildren.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 23, at St. Augustine Church in Lincoln City, followed by a reception.