Paula Nan Derr

August 12, 1944October 9, 2021

Paula Nan (Lunn) Derr passed away on Saturday October 9, 2021. She was the only daughter of the late Eugene Lunn and Ina Mae (Scott) Lunn and sister of Michael Lunn of Gilbertsville, PA.

Paula was born in Toledo, OH on August 12, 1944. She resided in Pottstown, PA until moving to Cape Coral, FL in 2011.

After graduating from Pottstown High School in 1962, she attended the Empire School of Cosmetology. After a very successful career as a hairstylist, she decided on a career change; she became a job coach for the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit until retiring in 2010. She became a member of the Pottstown Elks #814 in 1997. Believing strongly in benevolence and supporting veterans, she was very active and moved through the chairs of leadership. In 2000, she became the first woman in its 100 years to be elected Exalted Ruler, which she served as for two consecutive years.

Paula is survived by her husband Ted. In addition to her husband of 41 years, Paula is survived by her daughters Tracee (Schadler) Johnson of Little Silver, NJ, Adrienne (Leightcap) Imondi, son-in-law David Imondi of Cape Coral, FL, and stepson Daron Derr of Pottstown, PA.

She has four wonderful grandchildren Brett Howe, Alivia Derr, Taylor Derr, and Wayne Johnson.

She was preceded in death by her brothers Stephen and Robert Lunn.

Arrangements are being handled by Coral Ridge Funeral Home,1630 SW Pine Island Rd Cape Coral, FL 33991.

A celebration of her life will be held in Pottstown and Cape Coral some time in the near future.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Pottstown Elks #814 Veterans committee,, 61 East High St., Pottstown PA or for those in Florida, contributions may be made to SWFL Military Museum & Library, 1217 E 320 Cape Coral PRK Way, FL 33904.


11 December


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Coral Ridge Funeral Home & Cemetery

950 Chiquita Blvd. S
Cape Coral, FL 33991

11 December

Memorial Service

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Coral Ridge Funeral Home & Cemetery

950 Chiquita Blvd. S
Cape Coral, FL 33991


Paula Nan Derr

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Laura Mobley-Williams

October 26, 2021

Oh Ted, my heart is broken, hearing our Beloved Paula has left us. Sincere condolences You and to those left behind. Damn Covid!

I know with that feisty attitude/strength we all admired; she fought Long & Hard. Paula “Well Done Good & Faithful Servant”! Rest Angel and watch over your family. Help them heal that space in their Hearts.

I’ll never forget Sassy Paula, her laugh, antics and of course, that incredible haircut, which showed off her HUGE personality. This made her larger than Life. That Feisty Lady, told it - like it was and you had to LOVE HER!
If she like you, She Loved you with her whole heart and You felt it.

I’m sure Paula is up there making everyone laugh and kicking up her heals. Enjoy My Friend, you will be truly missed.

Love Laura

Gail Stevenato

October 13, 2021

Dear Ted,
Please accept Leo & I our condolences on Paul’s passing.
We remember when we would go to dinner after the guys played golf.. That was a lot of years ago.
We had fun.
May Paula Rest In Peace.🙏🏻

Joe Ann & Babe Hillegass

October 11, 2021

A true friend for over 50 years, so many wonderful memories. Rest In Peace, we know you’ll be stirring things up in the heavens!!