Paula Jean (Ziemba) DePierro, age 62 passed away on January 8, 2022 at her in home in Middleboro surrounded by her children. Born in Hempstead, New York, she was the daughter to the late Mary Elizabeth (MacLeod) and Richard Paul Ziemba. She was a graduate of Bourne High School and attended Anna Maria College in Worcester, where she made lifelong friends. Before moving to Middleboro, she raised her family in Mansfield and was a resident there for over 20 years. Paula was a member of the Foxboro Art Association for many years, dedicating her time and interest in arts and painting. In her spare time, she absolutely loved knitting hats and sweaters for her children, painting landscapes and beach scenes and letter writing. She enjoyed bird watching and gardening, and especially loved cooking homecooked meals for her family. She was a woman of many talents and her most precious accomplishment in her life, was her beautiful family who she cherished dearly.
Paula is survived by her children Melissa DePierro and her husband Jeremy Tofte of Alpine, Wyoming, Brandon and Betsy DePierro of North Attleboro and Lexy DePierro of Brookline, and is also survived by the father of her children, Peter DePierro. She leaves behind her siblings, Laura Schwartze, Toni Dering and her husband Gil, Richard Ziemba and his wife Lori, Rachel Ziemba and Rebecca Ziemba.
A celebration of Paula's life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation for the Cure, 13770 Noel Road, Suite 801889, Dallas, TX 75380 or at https://secure.info-komen.org/