Donald J. Paquin

Date of Passing:

December 3, 2020

Paquin, Donald J., 88, of Crescent View Manor, Crescent View Avenue, Riverside, died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on December 3, 2020. He was the beloved husband of Margaret L. (Weaver) Paquin.

Born in Providence, a son of the late Joseph Wilfred Paquin and Agnes (Godin) Paquin, he lived in Riverside for 13 years, previously residing in Harmony, Maine.

Mr. Paquin was a carpenter and refrigeration insulator for many years.

Donald was a United States Navy Veteran serving during the Korean Conflict. He enjoyed fishing and camping.

Besides his wife of sixty nine years, he is survived by a daughter, Patricia Guliano of Riverside; three sons, Michael Paquin of North Smithfield, Joseph Paquin of Riverside and David Paquin of Griswold, CT; seven grandchildren; two great grand-children and one great-great grandson. He was the brother of the late Raymond Paquin and Claire Sherman.

His Funeral Service and Burial with Military Honors will be held in the Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter on a date and time to be announced when those who loved him can gather safely.

Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Donald’s memory to the American Heart Association, 1 State Street, Suite 200, Providence, RI, 02908 would be deeply appreciated.

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  1. Uncle Don you are very missed. I kept in touch with Mom about you both. I know we will see each other again. Thank you again for all the time you spent with Mom while Daddy was sick and passed. It was such a relief to have you there with Mom. I never got to say thank you for all you did. Rest in peace, I love you and will always be eternally grateful.

  2. In every memory of your father hope you still feel your his loving presence in the most precious ways.

  3. With every cherished memory hope you’ll still feel your father’s loving presence in the most comforting ways . With Love and Sympathy, Dot and Joe.

  4. Nicole and family I’m so very sorry for your loss may he rip

  5. Dad, you taught us all how to be strong and independent.
    You will be sorely missed. Until we are all together again, please know we love you. ❤️❤️

  6. I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. My condolences to all. Sending love, hugs and prayers.

  7. I miss you so much, I just want you to know that Mom will be treated like a Queen, as you always treated me as your princess.We all know who caught your spirit is and teaching you the ropes. Visit us often please. Forever in our Hearts.

  8. Have a beautiful life in heaven, Dad. Until we meet again. Love you. Joanne

  9. All my love to those who have loved and lost your loving heart.on this day. My those who have left before you rise up and meet you on your journey home. I thank you Pa for you welcoming me with open arms and a open heart into your life and the lives of you family. We miss you. Travel well. All my love Suzi.

  10. All our love and prayers, Sleep well Pa, until one day we meet again I will hold you close to my heart always. Love, Dawn, Bill & Ashton.

  11. RIP Pa…. My condolences to you all…
    Love you

  12. We love you MORE Pa! Xoxoxo
    Carlin & Shauna

  13. All our love and prayers, Rest easy Pa Love you. Until we meet again David & Jill

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