Florence M. Duquette
1923 – 2011
North Grosverndale – Florence M. Duquette, 88, of Mountain Hill Rd., died Friday, July 22, 2011. She was the loving wife of the late Arsene Duquette. Born in Grosvenordale, she was the daughter the late George Mailloux and Dora (Bilodeau) Mailloux
Mrs. Duquette worked for Mansfield State Training School for 22 years as a nursing aide. She enjoyed ceramics and playing Bingo.
Florence leaves her five sons, Roland Duquette and his wife Karen of Putnam, Arsene Duquette and his wife Dale, Roger Duquette and his wife Deborah, David Duquette, and Kenneth Duquette all of N. Grosvenordale; her daughter, Elaine Akana and her husband Michael of Thompson; a brother, Gerald “Pete” Mailloux of Windham; and many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Florence was pre-deceased by her son, Maurice Duquette, and daughters, Lorraine Labonte and Precille St. George.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Florence’s family from 5:00 to 8:00 pm, Sunday, July 24, 2011 in the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale. A gathering will begin at 9:00 am on Monday, July 25, 2011 at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Joseph Church, 20 Main St., N. Grosvenordale. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.