Paula E. Hill

By Orleans Hub Posted 29 May 2019 at 9:57 am

Paula Hill

Paula E. Hill, 86, of Buffalo and Medina, entered into rest on Mon., May 27, 2019 at Buffalo General Hospital after a very short illness.

Born June 1, 1932 in Renovo, Pa., she was a daughter to the late George E. and Wilimina H. (Ohlander) Toot. Paula worked as an apartment manager for senior housing in California. She also was a foster mother for the State of California and a caregiver for the elderly in Buffalo, N.Y. for many years. Paula was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Medina and Senior Citizens of Western Orleans. She enjoyed bowling, crocheting, and playing euchre. Paula enjoyed visiting with her family. Family was everything to her.

She is survived by her sister, Luella Jane Umstead; brother, Walter Toot; three daughters, Anna Chiavetta-Morales of California, Betty Davis of Waterport and Charlene Schmidt of Buffalo; and a very large extended family of grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husbands, Jasper “Rusty” Payne in 2006 and Fred Hill in 2014; and siblings, Wilimina “Billie” Emma Putman, Georgeanna Lowery, Susan Delaney and Ralph Toot.

A graveside service will be held on Fri., May 31 at 1 p.m. at Boxwood Cemetery in Medina. A memorial service will take place on Sun., June 16, with details to be announced.

Memorial donations may be made to St. John’s Episcopal Church, 200 E. Center St., Medina NY 14103; or to Senior Citizens of Western Orleans, 615 West Ave., Medina NY 14103.

Arrangements are with Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina. Please share condolences at