Edward J. Paquette, 72
SOUTHBRIDGE – Edward J. Paquette, 72, passed away peacefully in his home on Thursday, May 24, 2012.
He leaves behind the woman he loved, and who loved him, Melanie Parkett. He also leaves three sons, Edward M. Paquette and his wife Elizabeth Paquette of Woodstock, CT., Mark Saiz of Belmont, and Bryan Saiz of Norwich, CT. He also leaves ten grandchildren he loved very much.
Edward (Teddy) graduated from Mary E. Wells in 1956, and then served in the United States Army as a paratrooper in the 101st Airborne Division. In the mid 1970s he founded Paquette Builders, a construction company serving Worcester County and beyond.
His greatest pride and joy was for his children and grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, at Sansoucy Funeral Home, 40 Marcy St,. Southbridge. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 31, at St. Mary's Church, Hamilton St., Southbridge.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Sansoucy Funeral Home, 40 Marcy St., Southbridge, MA is directing the arrangements.