Putnam – Florence (Squarcia) Aucoin, 92, of Sabin St., passed away Saturday morning, July 2, 2022, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the loving wife of the late Raymond U. Aucoin. Born in Portsmouth, NH, she was the daughter of the late Domenick Squarcia and Eva (Abram) Squarcia.
Mrs. Aucoin owned and operated Modern Lumber from 1957 to 1967. She also owned the Buccaneer Inn in St. James City, FL from 1971 to 1984, and the Buccaneer Boats Marine, and St. James Restaurant. She also worked for IBM.
Florence loved playing bingo, making puzzles, and playing cards with her amazing caretakers Robert and Judy Billings. Mem as all the family called her loved her family and family gatherings were such a comfort to her.
Florence is survived by her son, Peter Aucoin and his wife Elizabeth of Putnam; three grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and two great great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, her daughter, Susan Aucoin, and her two sisters, Leonora Durand and Theresa Kolat.
Funeral services are private and have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.