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PAULA H. NISENGARD, FORMER TEACHER

Paula H. Nisengard, 54, of Buffalo, a former teacher, died Saturday (Dec. 20, 1997) in Erie County Medical Center.

The former Paula Rubenstein was a graduate of Bennett High School and Buffalo State Teachers College. She taught in Buffalo elementary schools.

She was a member of the University at Buffalo Women's Club and past chairwoman of its dinner theater group.

She also was past president of the Buffalo Hadassah and a longtime member of Temple Beth Zion.

Known for her concern for others and for the welfare of animals, she donated her organs.

She is survived by her husband, Dr. Russell J. Nisengard; a daughter, Jennifer; a son, Michael; and a sister, Elaine Rubenstein of Saratoga Springs.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Delaware Park Memorial Chapel, 2141 Delaware Ave. Burial will be in Elmlawn Cemetery, Town of Tonawanda.

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