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November 21, 2012

Paula Polly Cleaveland

The Daily Star

---- — Paula Polly Cleaveland

ONEONTA — Paula Polly Cleaveland, 49, passed away Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, at Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown.

She was born Sept. 12, 1963, in Sidney, the daughter of Adelbert Levi and Reta Ann (Place) Cleaveland.

Paula lived with her lifelong friend and partner, Douglas Lindberg; and a great-nephew/son, Tyler. She was a mom to some, an aunt to most and a friend to all.

She was a very loving kind and compassionate person. She always tried to help all she could when she could.

Paula is also survived by her brothers, Peter Cleaveland of Oneonta, Adelbert and Danny Cleaveland, both of Hartwick; three nieces; four nephews; one great-nephew; three great-nieces; and many more family and friends.

Paula was predeceased by her mother, two years ago, and her father, 15 years ago.

Calling hours will be from noon to 1 p.m. with the funeral service starting at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at the Lewis, Hurley & Pietrobono Funeral Home, Oneonta. Interment will follow in the Hamden Cemetery.

Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to

Arrangements are under the guidance of Lewis, Hurley & Pietrobono Funeral Home, 51 Dietz St., Oneonta.