Medina, OH

Paula Marie Naploszek of Medina, Ohio passed away on December 4th, 2023, after a battle with Lung Cancer. Her last day was spent surrounded by the ones she loved most.

Paula was born on February 24, 1961, in Cleveland, Ohio. She graduated in 1979 from Parma Senior High. Paula met Greg at Colonial Restaurant in Parma. They were married for 39 years and together welcomed 5 children.

Paula’s family was her entire world. She enjoyed cooking for her friends and family, especially for Spaghetti Sundays. No one ever left her house hungry. Paula was the most wonderful wife, mother, nanna, sister, aunt, cousin and friend. She loved all babies and kids. There was not a child she met that she didn’t treat as her own.

She loved family adventures to Kalahari and the beach, sunshine and patios were always calling her name. Paula was always up for a good time with a smile on her face. Everyone that knew Paula knew that she would do anything for anyone. She was the most selfless person on the planet.

You could never put into words what an amazing person she truly was, how many lives she touched and the incredible legacy she leaves behind. She will forever be missed.

Paula is survived by her husband, Greg; son, Greg (Jamie) Naploszek; daughter, Gloria (Mike) Jernejcic; son, Jeff (fiancé Olivia) Naploszek; son, John (Michal) Naploszek; daughter, Gina (Ryan) Freeman; Niece, Sonja Halstead; Rob and 7 grandchildren, Anthony, Elijah, Sabrina, Daniel, Averie, Mazy and Baby Freeman on the way. Paula also leaves behind a brother, 2 sisters and many dearly loved family members.

She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Gloria Palmentera; In-laws, Tadeusz and Leontyna Naploszek; sister, Michele Palmentera and nephew, Wayne (Bro) Potter.

The visitation will be held at Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home 174 N Lyman St, Wadsworth, OH 44281 on Sunday December 17th, 2023. Family and friends are welcome from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. The funeral service will follow from 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm.