Louise D. (Dentamaro) Paquette of Enfield went to be with her beloved husband, Eddie, in Heaven on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012.
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Louise was the beloved wife of 55 years to Edmond R. Paquette, who recently passed on Aug. 19, 2012 and the daughter of the late Anthony and Antoinette (Veccherelli) Dentamaro.
She was born on Dec. 15, 1936 in Hartford and had resided in Enfield for over 50 years and in Hartford before that. Louise was employed by Travelers Insurance Co., Morrissey & Cheney, and retired from Milton Bradley/Hasbro after 23 years of service. She was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Society's Women's Auxiliary and former Enfield Jaycees Wives. Louise enjoyed knitting and crocheting hats, scarves, mittens and lap blankets, which she donated to various charities, and was an avid fan of the UConn Huskies Women's basketball, Red Sox, and New England Patriots.
Louise is survived by her beloved siblings, a brother and sister-in-law, Joseph and Joanne Dentamaro of Venice, Fla.; a sister and brother-in-law, Adelaide and Lionel Ross of South Windsor; and a sister and loving caregiver and brother-in-law, Toni and Harry Stevenson of Rotonda West, Fla.; sister-in-law Carol Dentamaro of East Windsor, along with many nieces, nephews, aunts and cousins. Louise was also predeceased by a brother, Nicholas Dentamaro, and a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Andrew and Lorraine Dube.
A special thanks to Dr. Traverse who was not only Louise's doctor but became a very special friend. All the staff at St. Francis Cancer Center, especially her nurse, Gloria. Home and Community Health Services staff, Pat, Laura, Nancy, Susan, Joanne, Cathy and Carol for their wonderful and compassionate care of Louise and the support for her family.
Relatives and friends may gather with Louise's family during calling hours on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Browne Memorial Funeral Chapels, 43 Shaker Road, Enfield.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, with the procession forming at 9 a.m. from the funeral home to St. Adalbert Church, 90 Alden Ave., for a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow in Hillside Cemetery, East Hartford.
Memorial donations in her memory may be made to the St. Francis Cancer Center, c/o The St. Francis Foundation, 95 Woodland St., Hartford, CT 06105 or Home and Community Health Services, P.O. Box 1199, 101 Phoenix Ave. Enfield, CT 06083-1199.
For online condolences and directions go to
Browne Funeral Chapels
43 Shaker Road
Enfield, CT 06082
Published in Journal Inquirer from Nov. 10 to Nov. 14, 2012