Paula Stetson Allard

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LEBANON — Paula Stetson Allard, 61, of Lebanon, died on Oct. 8, 2012, at Massachusetts General Hospital after living three years with ovarian cancer.<br/>She was born on Feb. 21, 1951, the daughter of the late Pauline and Stanley Stetson, of Wayland, Mass.<br/>Paula was a graduate of Wayland High School and attended Holliston Junior College to become a respiratory therapist. She worked in the field for 35 years, 30 of which were dedicated to Wentworth Douglass Hospital in Dover, N.H. Polly was very proud of her work and loved her career in the medical field.<br/>Paula is survived by her husband of 27 years, Dennis Allard; her daughter and son-in-law, Lee Paula and Christopher Perkins; her sister and brother-in-law, Donna and Dexter Perry; and her brothers and their wives, Mark and Mary Stetson, William and Jamie Stetson, and Charles and Maureen Stetson.<br/>She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Aileen Allard, as well as her sons and their wives and children, Bryan and Kim Mann, with their sons, Bowden and Blake, Nathan and Erica Mann, with their children Ailey, Levi and Finley, Zachary Mann and his companion, Jaimie Calcaterra, with their son, Isaac, Aaron Mann, Ian Mann and Eben Man.<br/>Paula will also be missed by her numerous nieces and nephews from her side of the family, including Dawn Alexander and her wife, Michele Dervartanian, Scott Alexander, Dexter Perry and his wife, Michele, Lauren Murphy and her husband, Michael, Jessica Ostuni and her husband, David, Bailey Stetson and her companion, Jay Dutchka, Kelsey Diminico and her husband, David, with their daughter, Isabella Lacari, Charla Stetson, Nicole Stetson, Meghan Stetson, and Jimmy Oakman with his daughter, Maddy. Paula was also thankful for the lifelong friendship of Debbie Blaisdell, Mary O'Connor, Lori Dickerson and Dianne Lind.<br/>Paula will be joined in heaven by her nephews Mark Niles Stetson and Luke Stetson.<br/>A memorial service to celebrate Paula's life will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 2 p.m. at St. George's Episcopal Church at 3 Emerson Street, Sanford, with the Rev. Canon Susan Murphy officiating. Following the service, a reception will be held in the St. Elizabeth Hall at the church.<br/>To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit<br/>In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made to the Friends of Harvard Medicine Fund <br/>(make check payable to Harvard Medical School): Harvard Medical School, Attention: Gift Processing, Office of Resource Development, 401 Park Drive, Suite 22 West Boston, Mass. 02215.<br/>The Autumn Green Funeral Home, 47 Oak Street in Alfred, is respectfully handling arrangements.

Published in Fosters from Oct. 12 to Oct. 19, 2012