Alice M. (Ducharme) Paquin,
90, of Coventry, died peacefully at Riverview Health Care of Coventry on Wednesday, December 8, 2010. Born in New Bedford, MA she was a daughter of the late John A. Ducharme and Emma (Authier) Ducharme. She was the wife of the late Patrick J. Paquin.
Mrs. Paquin was a Homemaker who enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She was a Life Member of the Ladies Auxillary, VFW # 39 of Cranston, and served as State President of the Ladies Auxillary of V.F.H. from 1980 to 1981. She enjoyed knitting hats for babies at hospitals, knitting over 400 of them.
She leaves her five children: Dr. Paul G. Paquin and his wife Lynn of Roy, Utah, Jacqueline Clattenburg and her late husband Charles of Gainsville, Virginia, Lucille Buterbaugh and her husband Jerry of West Warwick, Paulette Remppel and her husband Richard of New Rochelle, new York, and Patricia Scheel and her husband Clifford of Prineville, Oregon. She was the loving grandmother of 8 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Her funeral will be held on Monday, December 13, 2010 at 8:15 am from THE URQUHART-MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, 800 Greenwich Avenue, Route 5, Greenwood, Warwick (Exit 12A off I-95) with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 am in St. Joseph Church, 854 Providence Street, West Warwick. Burial will be private. Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, gifts in her memory to St. Joseph Church Building Fund, 854 Providence Street, West Warwick, RI 02893 would be appreciated.
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