1977 - 2018
Created by: James Xuan
Paula James born Harlow Essex 1977 and lived in Clovelly, Bideford, North Devon and Epping, London, before finally settling in Yorkshire. Cherished by her husband Jay and her dog Kai a Siberian Husky. Paula worked in finance as a PA as well as a history of working back stage on Cirque du Soleil and for hobbies she enjoyed making corsets and chainmail jewellery. Multiple Sclerosis progressed rapidly depriving her identity , speech and independence. She had a bright bubbly personality that was infectious with everyone around, she was kind generous and funny. She always saw the bright side of life and never complained despite her poor health. She had an inner strength that loved life to full. Paula was much loved by everyone and will be forever in our hearts. To quote the film Blade Runner "The light that burns twice as bright burns half as long, and you have burned so very very brightly"
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To my amazing friend Paula. I have so many fantastic memories of us growing up together in Bideford, working together in the school plays and our lunch times ensconced in your lounge . You will forever be a huge part of my life and will be missed so much.
Donation by Beccy Clayton
Forever in my heart Miss P, I will always remember the fun times we had growing up together xx
Donation by Sally Hodgson
Thank you St. Leonard's for looking after my sister in law Paula James .A wonderful beautiful soul , who never stopped smiling no matter what life through at her . An immensely brave strong woman and loving wife to my brother . R . I. P Paula never to be forgotten xxx
Donation by Carol Nguyen-Xuan
In memory of a dear sister-in-law. Your strength was amazing! Thank you to St Leonard’s for the care you gave to Paula, her mum and my brother.
Donation by Janette Ozkurt
My dear friend Paula, your passing has left me heartbroken but I draw comfort from the childhood memories we made together as little girls in Clovelly. We were the best of friends, more like sisters & your Mum & Dave were my second family. I used to long for the weekends & holidays to spend with you all. Clovelly won’t be the same when I visit now, but I know that when I do go you’ll be right there by my side linking arms as we used to do! Love you forever beautiful. Shell xxxxx
Donation by Mark Stewart
Forever in our thoughts. With much love from all of us. Xxx
Donation by Kate Cudlipp
Paula will always be in our hearts. Most sincere thanks to St. Leonard's Hospice for your outstanding care for Paula and for those closest to her. David & Barbara
Donation by David James
Thank you for taking care of Paula a very special and lovely niece. She will be remembered with much love and affection and always hold a special place in our hearts. Laura & John x
Donation by Laura Poulton
I only met Paula a few short times, and sadly, I never knew her when she was well. But her spirit, and toughness touched me.
Donation by Deborah Holmes
It's not much, but I hope it helps. She was such a wonderful woman, I hope this will help towards the care of others like her.
Donation by Heidi Taylor
Even though we hadn't seen Jim & Paula for some time they were always in our hearts, and she greatly missed.
Donation by Julian Peacock
Thank you for the comfort that you gave Paula x
Donation by Anna Nguyen
Had hoped to be with you to say a proper farewell, but you all will be in our thoughts. Rest in peace now Paula xx From Denise, Chris, Laura and Lyle.
Donation by Denise Bishop
Remembering Paula: beautiful, gentle, clever and funny. God bless.
Donation by Elizabeth Pepper
In memory of a truly beautiful and talented lady. Thank you St Leonard's for the care and for the support you offered my brother. You will be forever in our thoughts Paula. xxx
Donation by VM Turner
Paula - your Nan, Grandad & David would have been so proud of the way you have lived your life and your Mum and Jay have been the best. Love Melanie Keith Justin & Elliott xx
Donation by Melanie Lewis
Thank you for all you’ve done
Donation by Kim Nguyen
With love Nick x
Donation by Nick Nguyen
Thank you for taking such good care of a lovely girl. Michael and Lynne Palmer
Donation by Lynne Palmer
Miss You Baby Face!!! Love you xXx
Donation by James Nguyen-Xuan
Thanks for looking after Paula, Jamie & Janet
Donation by Connie Nguyen-Xuan
At peace now
Donation by Will Nguyen-Xuan
Donation by Michael Rothwell