Patrick Joseph Paquin, 92, passed away at his Mocksville home Tuesday, December 18, 2018. A native of Caledonia County, Vermont, he was born September 27, 1926, the son of the late Joseph and Flordia Paquin. Mr. Paquin was a retired mechanical engineer, having worked in the optic cable industry.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Lauretta Theresa Paquin of the home; one son, Allen Mark Paquin of Mocksville; two daughters, Linda Mary Gerhard of Advance and Barbara Ann Powell of Montana; plus five grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers: Rene, Roland, Eddy, William and Bernard Paquin; and six sisters: Germaine Perron, Rose Campbell, Bernadette Sutton, Addy Breauit, Denise Valley and Betty St. Onge.
The family will receive friends at Davie Funeral Chapel from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Friday, December 21. The body will lie in state again on Saturday at Davie Funeral Service Chapel from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM at which time a Celebration of Life Service will be conducted, officiated by Pastor Dave Richardson, Jr. Interment will follow in the Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.
Memorials to honor Mr. Paquin’s life may be considered to Samaritan’s Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607.
Davie Funeral Service which is serving the Paquin family. Condolences may be posted online at www.daviefuneralservice.com.