1949 – 2007
Putnam – Maurice Duquette, 57, of Smith Street, died March 20, 2007, at Haven Healthcare Center in Farmington. Born in Putnam, he was the son of Florence (Mailloux) Duquette of North Grosvenordale and the late Arsene Duquette.
Mr. Duquette was self-employed as a landscaper and handyman. Previously, had had worked for Bates Shoe Co. and performed janitorial work for King Cadillac GMC.
In addition to his mother, Maurice leaves his daughters, Diana Lewis of Chickasha OK and Michelle Duquette of Chepachet; his brothers, 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; his sisters, Precille St. George and her husband Paul of Pomfret Center and Elaine Akana and her husband Michael of Thompson; and 4 grandchildren. Maurice was pre-deceased by his sister, Lorraine LaBonte.
Relatives and friends are welcome to visit with Maurice’s family on Friday, March 23 at 9:00 am at the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main Street, N. Grosvenordale. His Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:30 am at St. Joseph Church, Main St., N. Grosvenordale, with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery.