Josephine T. Paquette – Woonsocket

Josephine T. Paquette – Woonsocket

Josephine T. Paquette, known to all as “Babcie,” 94, of Woonsocket, passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at Landmark Medical Center.

She was the loving wife of the late Joseph O. Paquette. She was the daughter of the late Joseph & Rozalia (Roskuszka) Norek. Josephine worked for 30 years and retired from the former Hanora Spinning Co.

She is survived by two sons, Mark Paquette, of Chepachet, and John Paquette and his wife, Lisa, of Woonsocket; also a sister, Veronica Kneeland, of Woonsocket. She was the loving grandmother to seven grandchildren,10 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in her death by her son Thomas J. Paquette Sr. of Blackstone; her daughter, JoAnn Wood of Woonsocket; her two brothers, Thaddeus (Teddy) Norek of Florida, and Stanley Norek of North Providence; and a sister, Lorreta Walicki of New York.

Her Funeral will be held on Friday, Dec. 28, at 9:30 a.m., from the Kubaska Funeral Home, 33 Harris Ave., Woonsocket with a prayer service at 10:30 a.m., in the Funeral Home. Burial will be in St. Charles Cemetery, Blackstone, Mass. Relatives and friends are invited. A visitation hour will be Friday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., before the prayer service.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Woonsocket Cat Sanctuary, 266 Mendon Rd. Woonsocket, RI, 02895. Visit .