1918 – 2011
Putnam – Doris (Raymond) Paquin, 93, of Liberty Highway, died Friday, September 16, 2011, in the Transitional Care Unit at Hubbard Regional Hospital. She was the loving wife of the late Elmer Paquin. Born in Putnam, she was the daughter of the late Wilfred and Albertine (Breault) Raymond.
Mrs. Paquin worked as a waitress for the Stateline Restaurant. She also worked in the Putnam High School cafeteria and the Israel Putnam School cafeteria. She was a member of the Putnam Senior Citizens, AARP and served for 50 years as the Putnam Alumni Association’s secretary. She enjoyed knitting, reading, traveling and cooking.
Doris is survived by her sons, Paul Paquin of Putnam; and Robert Paquin of Wilmington, MA; her grandchildren, James Paquin, Michael Paquin, Susan Freudenthal, Alicia Paquin, Jamie Paquin, and Chad Paquin; her great grandchildren, Ryan Freudenthal, Ashley Martinez, Makayla Martinez, and Tyler Martinez; her nieces and nephews, Joanne and Dale Warren of Eastford, Evelyn and Richard Samborski of N. Grosvenordale, and Roy Spielman; and her close friend, Evelyn Russell of Putnam. She was predeceased by her sisters, the late Laura Cady, Lorena LaPointe, and Beatrice Spielman.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Doris’s family from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, Sunday, September 18, 2011 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam. A gathering will begin at 9:00 am on Monday, September 19, 2011 at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St., Putnam. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.