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            Emile A Paquette, born October 29, 1932 in New Haven, Vt passed away at 84 on Monday August 28, at his home in Bristol with his loving wife by his side.  Emile married Marjorie Cousino on July 18, 1953.            

            They resided in Bristol and raised 7 children. Anne Layn and husband David of Monkton;Emile and Elaine Paquette ;Geralyn barrows and husband Gary ; Pat and sage Paquette; Tim and Melanie Paquette ;Alice Barnum and husband Charles New Haven; Amy Driscoll and husband Mark of Monkton. Emile is also survived by 22 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren, as well as two sisters Lucille Cousino of Monkton and Rita Tatro of New York and predeceased by two brothers Maurice and Robert Paquette.

             Emile served in the Korean War in 1953 he worked in construction operating heavy equipment for over 62 years and was still working full-time until four weeks before melanoma cancer took him from us. He loved traveling with his wife of 64 years and vacationing in Florida for the winter.

             Emile’s greatest pride was all of his family he was known for his generosity and kindness! He seldom missed an opportunity to help someone.  His children will always cherish the memories of Emile’s loving care and devotion to their mother over the last five years.  He belong to Saint Ambrose Parish in Bristol, and his faith brought him much comfort and strength.

            A celebration of life will be held at Saint Ambrose Parish in Bristol on Friday, September 1, 2017 at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery. Calling hours will be at Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Bristol on Thursday, August 31st from 5 to 8 p.m. Donations in memory of Emile can be sent to St. Ambrose Church, 11 School Street, Bristol, VT for care of Saint Joseph’s cemetery. To send online condolences to his family please visit www.brownmcclayfuneralhomes.com

 

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