Paula Ann Kontur, 72, of West Newton, died Thursday, January 12, 2023. She was born September 6, 1950 in West Newton, a daughter of the late Frederick and Wilma (Zimmerman) Kontur. Paula loved people, puzzles and shopping. She always gave treats to the dogs in her high rise. Surviving are three siblings, Linda Williams, Fred Kontur and wife, Jo Ellen, and Alice Wood and husband, James; a special niece and caretaker, Lisa Williams and husband, Dayne; and other nieces and nephews. There will be no visitation; services and burial in West Newton Cemetery are private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or to an animal shelter of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to the J. William McCauley, Jr. Funeral Home, West Newton. Condolences may be left at http://www.mccauleyfuneralhome.com.