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Paula Harty

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Paula Elizabeth Harty

Paula Elizabeth Harty passed away on October 16, 2017, in Albuquerque, NM after a brief illness. She was born January 14, 1949 in Las Cruces, NM, to William P. Harty and Laura Lee Harty. Educated at Immaculate Heart of Mary School and Madonna High School, Paula studied social work at New Mexico State and received Masters Degrees in social work and public health from Tulane University. She was honored by the NMSU College of Human and Community Services as one of the college's 100 Outstanding Centennial Alumni.

Paula's career was in healthcare and served as a director for both hospital social services and home health. She is survived by her son, John D. Converse II (Karen); and two grandchildren, Alex and Lily Converse. She is also survived by her five siblings, their children, her four first cousins and a number of Harty aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Memorial services will be held in Las Cruces on November 12, 2017. Please visit our online guestbook for Paula at

Published in Albuquerque Journal on Oct. 22, 2017
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