Paula D. Heinritz Early, 66, of North Haven passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully at her home on Friday, May 10th, 2024.  She was the beloved wife of 42 years to John T. Early.  Paula was born in New Haven on January 23rd, 1958, and was the daughter of the late Otto and Marylou Kelly Heinritz. She worked for the Greater New Haven Transit District for many years until her retirement. Paula was an avid reader, enjoyed doing puzzles, devoted San Francisco 49ers fan, and being with her faithful companion, her dog Decker. Loving mother of Ryan N.  and Conner T. Early.

Private services have been entrusted to The Havens Family North Haven Funeral Home