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Obituary: Paula Ann (Lekites) Demmons, 71

Feb 24, 2018 06:12AM ● By Theresa Gilman

Paula Ann (Lekites) Demmons

DRACUT-Paula Ann (Lekites) Demmons,71, wife of Joseph R. Demmons Sr., of Dracut died peacefully at home, Wednesday, February 21st, surrounded by her loving family. 

Paula was born in Lowell, on May 14th, 1946 the daughter of the late Pearl (Savage) Lekites and the late Raymond Lekites. She was educated in the Lowell Public School System. She was employed as a Medical Billing Clerk for Saints Memorial Hospital and HealthSouth in Lowell until her retirement.

In her free time she loved taking long rides with her husband to visit family and dining out. She enjoyed playing cards, family vacations camping and Bingo. For the past year Paula loved spending time at the Community Family Adult Day Care Center of Lowell. She enjoyed all the crafts, music, art and celebrations that they offered. Most of all Paula was drawn towards children. She loved spending time with kids and wherever she went, if she saw a child she had to stop and take a few minutes to say "HI".

Paula is survived by her 3 children: Jeffrey R. Demmons and his wife Dianna of Nashua, Beth A. Overka and her husband David of Lowell and Joseph R. Demmons, Jr. and his wife Charlotte of Hillsborough, NH. her brother Robert Lekites and his wife Jan of Lowell, her seven Grandchildren: Christina, Colleen and Caitlin Demmons, Nicholas Overka, Ryan and Shelby Demmons and Megan McCarthy, her two Great-Grandchildren: Landon and Bentley Auger.

Paula was Pre-deceased by her daughter Lisa F. Demmons, who passed away in 1983 and her sister, Kathleen Lekites.

ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends are invited to pay their respects on Monday, February 26th, from 4 - 7PM at the DRACUT FUNERAL HOME, 2159 Lakeview Ave., DRACUT, MA. Her funeral service will be held Tuesday, February 27th at 10AM in the funeral home followed by her burial in Westlawn Cemetery, Lowell. For directions, or to leave an online condolence, story, or message, please visit or find us on Facebook under "Dracut Funeral Home.”
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