LINCOLN - Arissina Paquette, 85, of Lincoln, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 26, 2021. She was the wife of the late Louis Paquette Sr.
Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Albert Victoria Sr. and his wife Agnes (Gouveia) Victoria.
Mrs. Paquette was employed as a cover operator for Murdock Webbing Co. for over 40 years. She later worked for the school lunch program for the City of Central Falls and also as a license inspector until her retirement in 2004.
She is survived by her son James E. Paquette and his wife Elaine of Pawtucket, and Louis Paquette Jr. of Lincoln; her sisters Dolores Ruel of East Providence and Laura Sousa of East Providence; her grandson Jeffrey Paquette, her granddaughter Justine Beatini and several nieces and nephews.
She was the mother of the late Daniel Paquette and the sister of the late Albert Victoria, Antonio Victoria and Mary White.
A Mass of Christian Burial to which relatives and friends are invited will be celebrated on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 9:30 am in Holy Spirit Church, 1030 Dexter St., Central Falls. Calling hours are Tuesday from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Lincoln Funeral Home, 1501 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln. Masks and Social Distancing will be required.
Burial in Notre Dame Cemetery, 359 Daggett Ave., Pawtucket will follow the mass.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Arissinas memory to the Ralph J. Holden Memorial Scholarship Fund - in care of Attorney Bruce Sawyer, 511 Mendon Road, Cumberland, RI, 02864 would be appreciated.
Published in Pawtucket Times from Mar. 29 to Apr. 6, 2021.