Derry, NH — Raymond Paquin, 90, of Derry, N.H., died Saturday, June 8, 2013, in the Parkland Medical Center in Derry. He was born in Derry on April 15, 1923, a son of the late Ephrem J. and Exilda (Baron) Paquin, and had been a lifelong resident. Mr. Paquin was a U.S. Army WWII veteran and a member of the D.A.V. Chapter #1 in Manchester. He was a member of the Carpenters Local Union #1688 and #625 of Manchester, and had been employed by Hermsdorf Fixtures in Manchester for 35 years. Mr. Paquin was a lifelong member of St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Derry.
He is survived by nieces and nephews, Alma (Cote) Lawrence, Corrinne (Cote) Therrion, Dolores (Rioux) Gile, Marie (Rioux) Pollock, Raymond Rioux, Nelson Thibault, and Roland Rioux; as well as many grandnieces and grandnephews. He was predeceased by his siblings, Lucien Paquin, Edward Paquin, Louise Cote, Cecile Rioux, and Mary Jane Thibault.
ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours were held on Tuesday, June 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch St., Derry. A liturgy of Christian burial was celebrated on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in the St. Thomas Aquinas Parish Center, 10 Moody St., Derry. The burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Gilcreast Road, Londonderry, N.H. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Missionary Rosebushes of St. Therese, Attn. Sisters Adorers of the Precious Blood, 700 Bridge St., Manchester, NH 03104-5495. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.