Paula B. Roden

Paula B. Roden

Paula B. Roden (nee Begnaud) of West Falls, NY, died August 31, 2014.

Paula served as a teacher in Oakland and later a Pro-fessor of Early Childhood Education at SUNY Fredonia. She worked to prepare teachers to meet the needs of young children. She was recognized as a leader in developing curricula in classrooms for play center learning in early elementary years.

She was the beloved wife of the late Aubrey Roden; dear mother of John (Catherine Cardina) Roden and Elizabeth Roden; grand-mother of Aubrey and Evan; sister of Maryann Baker of Porterville, CA.

A Memorial Service will be held Thursday at 6 PM at The First Presbyterian Church, Main & Paine Sts., East Aurora. Flowers grate-fully declined. If desired, contributions may be made to The Epilepsy Association of WNY, 339 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo, NY 14222. Please share your condolences at www.woodfh.com.