Lott, Paula M. age 65 of Toms River at rest in Toms River on August 15, 2021. Dear daughter of the late Joseph P. Lott and the late Florence E. (nee Frega) Lott. Sister of Theresa A. Guarriello (Gary) of Toms River and Michele M. Lott (Scott Weh) of Edison. Dear aunt of Erica Farinella (Anthony), Gary Guarriello, Jr. and Jennie Mamary (Matty Raczynski). Great aunt of Bella, Luca and Aria. Also survived by her yorkie puppy, Dash. Born in Paterson, she lived in Paterson most of her life before moving to Toms River. She was a Catholic Educator for St. Mary's School, Paterson for 20 years, then for St. Gerard School, Paterson. Paula was a parishioner of St. Gerard R.C. Church, Paterson and was the church sacristan. She was on the liturgy committee at St. Gerard. Paula was a second lieutenant with the Civil Air Patrol, Wayne Squadrant. Prior to her teaching career, she worked for the records bureau of the Paterson Police Department. Relatives and friends are invited meet directly at St. Gerard RC Church, West Broadway, Paterson on Saturday at 10:00 AM for her memorial mass. Visitation will be Friday from 4:00-8:00 PM at Festa Memorial Funeral Home 111 Union Blvd., Totowa. Cremation will be private at the request of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ichthyosis Foundation would be appreciated. For more information, go to www.festamemorial.com.