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Phyllis S. Paquin

1935 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences Gallery
Phyllis S. Paquin Obituary

Phyllis Joanna (Sherman) Paquin, 77, of Bristol, died on Sunday, June 8, 2014 at her home. She was the widow of William "Bill" "Buster" Paquin. Phyllis was born on August 23, 1935 to the late Hilda (Sullivan) and Philip Sherman. She was retired from the former Southern New England Telephone Co. Phyllis was a born economist who had a knack for finding a bargain. She was a Scrabble Champion and enjoyed doing crossword puzzles. Phyllis was an avid bowler and she enjoyed her trips to BINGO and to the casinos. Phyllis leaves to mourn her passing her five children and their spouses, Ann Paquin of Hawaii, William Paquin, III, Ret., U.S. Army and his wife Helga of Germany, Judy Paquin of Louisiana, Kathy Kalar and Dave of Louisiana and G. Lisa Deccy and Ray of Burlington, CT. She is also survived by her sisters Betty Noble and Ruth Belliveau; 10 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother Dennis Sherman and sisters Mary Gilmore and Lucy Sherman and by her grandson, Michael Gousse. There are no calling hours. A Memorial Mass will be scheduled at the convenience of her family. The O'Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Forestville has care of the arrangements. To leave a message of condolence, share a memory or a photo, please visit Phyllis' tribute page at

Published in The Hartford Courant on June 10, 2014
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