Dorothy Evelyn Paquette
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Dorothy Evelyn Paquette
  • April 14, 1927 - November 3, 2015
  • Fairhaven, Massachusetts

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Dorothy E. (Perry) Paquette, age 88,of Fairhaven, passed away Tuesday, November 3,2015 in Sacred Heart Home. She was the wife of the late Reginald O. Paquette whom she shared 65 years of marriage.

Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Manuel and Mary (Martel) Perry, she resided in So. Dartmouth for 31 years and Fairhaven, 34 years.

An accomplished equestrian and an icon in the Arabian horse show circuit, she loved everything to do with horses. She had a beautiful singing voice, enjoyed playing the guitar and loved to dance at parties. She traveled all over the country spending time with family, friends and showing horses.

She is survived by two sons: Reginald D. Paquette and his wife Jeanne of Dartmouth, Ralph A. Paquette of Fairhaven, one daughter: Jayne Fleury and her husband Kenneth of Mattapoisett, one sister: Jean L. Bzdula and her husband William of Rehoboth, two brothers; Gilbert L. Perry and his wife Yvette of Arizona, Armand M. Perry and his wife Isabelle of California, Seven grandchildren: Michelle, Suzanne Wimberly, Peter, Jeffery, and Matthew Paquette, Neil and Troy Fleury, and six great-grandchildren: Emma, Landon, Lily, Elijah, and Jehu Paquette, Christopher Wimberly and several nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Perry G. Paquette and sister of the late Ralph C. Perry.

Her Memorial Service will be held Saturday, November 14,2015 at 11:30AM in the Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Fairlawn, 180 Washington St., Fairhaven. Burial private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Humane Society, 31 Ventura Dr., Dartmouth, Ma. 02747, or Beacon Hospice 182 N. Main St. Fall River, Ma. 02720