Paula Joyce Olive Welsh Steiner, formerly of Jeannette died peacefully at Peterson Hospital in Wheeling, WV on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at the age of 88. Paula is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Mark and Bonnie Welsh of Jeannette, her daughter and son-in-law, Jolinda Steiner Smith and William Everett Smith, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Paula was born on August 28, 1931 in Youngwood to Paul Glenn Welsh and Mary Rebecca Crusan Welsh. She is preceded in death by her brother James Welsh and her parents. Paula was an avid reader and expert at crossword puzzles, frequently solving the Sunday New York Times crossword in pen. She enjoyed collecting butterflies and swans. Friends will be received 5:00 pm until time of service at 7:00 pm Wednesday in the MASON-GELDER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 201 N. First St., Jeannette. Interment will take place in Jeannette Memorial Park. Paula's family would like to thank the staff of Peterson Hospital for the excellent care provided to Paula during her stay. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider a gift to the Oglebay Foundation, 465 Lodge Drive, Wheeling, WV 26003. To send on-line condolences, visit www.mason-gelder.com.
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