Paula J. Schuhknecht, 60, of North Port, Fla., and formerly of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Sunday, June 15, 2014, surrounded by her family.
She was born Jan. 6, 1954, in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and moved to this area in 1987 from Staatsburg, N.Y.
Paula was an Administrative Assistant for National Cremation Society of Port Charlotte. She enjoyed Bowling and Golf.
Paula is survived by her daughters, Gloria Yanni of Port Charlotte, Suzette Rivers of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Trudy (Jason) Lutz of Englewood, Fla.; brother, Michael (Fran) Guido Jr. of Port Charlotte; grandchildren, Ashley Rivers, Brett Yanni, Rodrick Rivers II, Tiara Botbyl, David Yanni and Jeffrey Yanni; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Michael J. Guido Sr. and Gloria Guido.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 20, 2014, at Restlawn Memorial Gardens Chapel in Port Charlotte.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in memory of Paula to Tidewell Hospice Inc., 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238; or Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation, 5202 Paylor Lane, Sarasota, FL 34240.