MANCHESTER - Paul Jean Beaudette, 75, of Manchester died Sept. 26, 2013, at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack with his family by his side.
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He was born on Dec. 8, 1937, in Manchester, the son of the late George and Hedwidge (Bedard) Beaudette.
Mr. Beaudette served in the Army National Guard for six years.
He worked with the Manchester Highway Department for over 30 years before retiring in the mid 1990s. Paul belonged to the city union while with the highway department.
Paul enjoyed family gatherings and dining out. In his younger years, he liked to go fishing. He was a very social guy and a great storyteller.
Family members include his wife of 52 years, Pauline (Asselin) Beaudette of Manchester; three children, Madeleine Turner and her partner, Al Webster, of Manchester, Jean Paul "JP" Beaudette and his girlfriend, Rhonda Richard, of Manchester, and Robert Beaudette and his wife, Karyn, of Manchester; three grandchildren, Laban Turner, Cole Beaudette and Brady Beaudette; two brothers, Bert Beaudette of Manchester and George Beaudette of North Hampton; four sisters, Lucille Normand of Manchester, Florence Cimon of Bedford, Rita Pariseau of North Hampton and Alice Rattigan of Manchester; and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his siblings, Lou "Chief" Beaudette, Terry St. John and Simonne Racicot.
services: Calling hours are at the Phaneuf Funeral Home, 250 Coolidge Ave., Manchester, on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Complimentary valet parking will be provided during the evening. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, S. Main St., Manchester. Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Manchester.
The Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium is in charge of arrangements. For more information or to view an online guestbook and memorial, go to www.phaneuf.net.
Published in Union Leader on Sept. 29, 2013