BALFOUR, Paula J. 81, a resident of Largo and Fenton, MI, passed away March 4, 2014 at Largo Medical Center. She was born in Ludington, MI, and was a graduate of Central Michigan University. Paula was an elementary school teacher for 36 years for the Westwood Heights School District in Flint, MI. She and her husband William have been seasonal residents of Largo for many years. Paula was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, who loved adventure, travel and enjoyed crossword puzzles, good friends and an occasional glass of white wine. She was a member of the Fenton Moose Lodge. Survivors include her husband of 60 years, William C Balfour; sons, John Balfour & Richard Balfour (Roxanne); daughter, Ann Curatti (Tom); sister, Mary Beth Parker; grandchildren, Josh, Cassie, Alex and Laura; stepgrand-children, Taryn and Tessa; and great-granddaughter, Khyler. A gathering of friends is planned for Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 2 pm at the Shipwatch Pantry Clubhouse, 11900 Shipwatch Drive in Largo. Local funeral arrangements are under the care of Moss Feaster Funeral Home Serenity Gardens Chapel in Largo. A Memorial Service will be held in Michigan at a later date. Memorial contributions can be made to The
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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Mar. 7, 2014