Robert L. PaquetteAugust 12, 1955 ~ May 12, 2017 (age 61)
Whitinsville-Robert L. Paquette died Friday, May 12 at home, surrounded by family, after an illness. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Joyce (Melvin) Paquette, a son, Robert L. Paquette, Jr., of Chicago, a daughter Jessica Paquette and beloved grandson, Patrick Nowlan, all of Whitinsville; two sisters, Elizabeth Fisher and her husband Ronald, of Oxford and Rosemarie Paquette of Whitinsville, several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Paquette was born August 12, 1955 in Whitinsville, a son of Leo and Ann (Shugrue) Paquette. He graduated in 1974 from Northbridge High School and lived most of his life in Northbridge. He was the director of maintenance at Salmon Family Services in Worcester for many years prior to his retirement in 2013. He was a coach and former president of the James Brosnihan Little League and a motorcycle enthusiast. He enjoyed camping and loved spending time with his family. He was a member of Saint Patrick's church in Whitinsville.
Mr. Paquette's Funeral Mass is Tuesday, May 16, at 10AM, in Saint Patrick's Church. Burial will follow in Saint Patrick's Cemetery. Calling hours, from 6-8PM are Monday, May 15, in the Carr Funeral Home, 24 Hill St. Whitinsville.