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Paula (Harwood) McKellar

August 21, 1955 ~ June 1, 2019 (age 63)


Paula McKellar passed away on Saturday June 1, 2019 with her family by her side.

Paula was born in Marlborough, MA, The daughter of Donald P Harwood and Janice I (Marshall) Harwood.

Paula grew up in Marlborough, Massachusetts as a child and moved to Maine in 1989 before moving back to Massachusetts in 2012. She loved the ocean and Maine, particularly Camden, Maine. It was her favorite place. 

Paula loved to cook and bake and was an excellent cook. She had a few different dogs over the years and loved her dogs. Paula was a member of Employment Options in Marlborough. She loved to spend time there and also did volunteer work there.

Paula was predeceased by her father, Donald Harwood in 1992; She is survived by her mother, Janice Harwood of Lincolnville, ME; two daughters, Melissa Magnant of North Haven, ME and Alyson Piscillo and her husband Tony of Grafton, MA; a son, Jason Magnant of Ipswich, MA; four grandchildren, Kevin Gardner of North Dakota, Enzo, Luca, and Franco Piscillo of Grafton, MA;  a sister, Rhonda Lindgren and her husband Brad of Auburn, MA, three brothers, Donald Harwood Jr.  of Webster, MA, Craig Harwood of Lincolnville, ME, Scott Harwood and his wife Melissa of Webster, MA ; as well as many nieces and nephews. 

Family and friends will gather to remember Paula on Saturday, June 22 from 10 AM to 11 AM at Faith Church, 22 Faith Ave., Auburn, MA with a memorial service to follow at 11 AM. A short graveside service will be at Howard Street Cemetery in Northborough, MA at 12:30 PM.  Memorial contributions may be made to Employment Options Inc., 82 Brigham St., Marlborough, MA 01752.

Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to the Graham, Putnam & Mahoney Funeral Parlors.  To share a memory or to offer condolences, a guestbook is available at

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