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Paulette Harwood

September 29, 1927 ~ August 23, 2019 (age 91)



Paulette Harwood of Needham, wife of the former Paul Harwood, died peacefully on August 23, 2019. 

Paulette was the founder and director for 58 years of Paulette’s Ballet Studio and a renowned professional dancer at Radio City Music Hall, Billy Roses Diamond Horseshoe and many others. 
She leaves her three daughters Pauline Harwood Wright and husband Burton D Wright, Paula Harwood and husband Peter Gallagher, Paulette Harwood Rigo and husband Steven Rigo, and her grandchildren Burton Harwood Wright and wife Carla Wright, Paul E. Wright and wife Jessica Wright, James Harwood Gallagher, Kathryn Gallagher, Nicholette Lamparelli, Joseph P. Lamparelli, Jeffrey Lamparelli.

The calling hours will be on Weds August 28th from 4-8 PM in the Eaton Funeral Home 1351 Highland Ave Needham. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Her funeral Mass will be at 10 AM on Thurs Aug 29 at St Bartholomew Church, 1180 Greendale Ave. Needham, with burial immediately after at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in West Roxbury.

In lieu of flowers, a donation in memory of Paulette to the National Kidney Foundation 209 W Central St, Natick, MA 01760, or The Boston Ballet School, “Paulette Harwood Scholarship Fund” or any Arts Education charity of your choice, would be appreciated

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August 28, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Eaton Funeral Home
1351 Highland Avenue
Needham, MA 02492

Funeral Mass
August 29, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Bartholomew Church
1180 Greendale Ave.
Needham, MA 02492

August 29, 2019

11:30 AM
Holyhood Cemetery
990 LaGrange Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132

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