Joseph Paquette

Obituary of Joseph Paquette

PAQUETTE, Joseph Leonard - At Bluewater Health on Sunday, September 3, 2017 at the age of 80. Beloved husband of Doreen (Kensley) for 55 years. Dear father of Donat Paquette (Lisette), Oshawa, his children Natasha, Wyatt, Wesley and Mya Paquette;  Caroline Chafe (Pat), Sarnia, her children Danielle Kuskoff (Nick), Ryan Chafe (Nicole) and Tori-Lynn Chafe;  Ernie Paquette, Sarnia, his children Maria-Grace and Catherine Paquette, Marcel Paquette (Jennifer), Sarnia, his children Taylor, Alicia, Nathaniel, Emily and Teagan Paquette;  Nicole Roy (Steve), Sarnia her children Jade and Tyra Roy. Loving great-grandfather of Benjamin, Mila and the late Avery Kuskoff. Uncle of Matthew Henry, Ottawa. Brother of Ernie Paquette (Barb), Victoria, B.C. and the late Mae Pettit (Harold). Predeceased by his parents Donat and Anita Paquette. Leonard retired from the Carpenter's Union Local 1256 in 1999. He was a foster parent for 17 years, a past Grand Knight, member 4th Degree Knights of Columbus and was on the board of directors for the St. Vincent de Paul Society. Leonard was also an usher at St. Thomas Aquinas Church for 30 years. He loved to spend his spare time travelling, fishing and camping. Visitation at the McKENZIE & BLUNDY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 431 N. Christina St., Sarnia on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Fr. Kathemo Mukucha at St. Thomas Aquinas Church on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 11 A.M. Interment Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy friends who wish may send memorial donations to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, 106 S. East St. Sarnia, N7T 3R1 or have a mass said for a loved one in honour of Leonard. Messages of condolence & memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com