Leon Carl Paquette1

M, #29924, b. Apr 16, 1938, d. Jan 23, 2018
Father*Leon Raymond Paquette1 b. Jul 10, 1903, d. Dec 6, 1969
Mother*Doris Mattie Young1 b. Sep 5, 1904, d. Jan 2, 1960
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Chronological Events

Birth*Apr 16, 1938 Leon Carl Paquette was born on Apr 16, 1938 at Saint Albans, Franklin County, Vermont, United States.1 
 He was the son of Leon Raymond Paquette and Doris Mattie Young.1 
Death*Jan 23, 2018 Leon Carl Paquette died on Jan 23, 2018, at age 79 at Corinth, Saratoga County, New York, United States.2 
ObituaryJan 27, 2018  OBITUARY: Corinth, NY - Leon Carl Paquette passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, January 23, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.

Born in St. Albans, VT on April 16, 1938, he was the son of the late Leon R. and Doris (Young) Paquette. He leaves behind his wife of 59 years, Peggy (Russell) Paquette.

Leon was a proud parent of 5 children and loved his family and friends very much. He had a huge heart and was a father figure to many, always available to assist anyone in need of help. Leon had a passion for wood working, spending countless hours in his woodshop making different crafts. He loved the outdoors, horticulture and collecting all kinds of memorabilia. Leon served his country in the National Guard during the Vietnam War from 1958-1961.

In addition to his parents, Leon is predeceased by his brothers and sisters, Bernard, Raymond, Duyane, Morris, Wanda, Bernice, Elizabeth Paquette, Geraldine Messier, Patricia McAllister and grandson, Joshua Allen.

Survivors, including his loving wife Peggy of Corinth, are his sister Sandra Shover; children Julie Paquette (Tom) of Gansevoort, Danny (Micki) Paquette of Amsterdam, Kathy Paquette of Corinth, Carl Paquette (Nicole Girard) of Stillwater, Carol (Leo) Ethier of Saratoga Springs; grandchildren Chase, Marisa, Kassandra, Jesse, Sean, Kira, Chris (Kristen) and great grandchildren Scarlett, Violet, Natalie, Alana and Alan.

Relatives and friends are invited to a funeral service at 11am Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the William J. Burke & Sons/Bussing & Cunniff Funeral Homes, 628 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, (518-584-5373). All are asked to join the family to celebrate Leon’s life between the hours of 1:00pm-5:00pm at the American Legion, 34 West Ave, (518-587-0236).

Online remembrances may be made at www.burkefuneralhome.com.

Information provided by Burke Funeral Home, Saratoga Springs, NY.2


Peggy Joan Russell


  1. [S767] Marge Teagle, "Personal Knowledge," e-mail to Malcolm McKown.
  2. [S19] Obituary - Online, Newspaper or Funeral Home.