Pauline Ellis Hornik died March 8, 2013. Paula was born in Plymouth, England, on June 25, 1922, and came to the United States when she was 16 months old. The daughter of Violet Willcocks Ellis and Reginald Ellis, she lived in Darien. As a graduate of Darien High School and IBM Business College, she worked for IBM in New York City and later for Electrolux in Old Greenwich as a Supervisor of the Computer Division.
Paula was married at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Darien, to Joseph Francis Hornik, who predeceased her. They were given property by her parents to build their home in West Norwalk. After their honeymoon, they moved into their newly-built home where they lived for the rest of their lives.