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Robert Paquette


January 6, 1933
September 6, 2017


Robert W. Paquette, 84, formerly of Momence, IL passed away on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia, IL. Robert was born January 6, 1933, the son of Fredrick and Marie (Morin) in Rockville Township in Illinois. He married Kathleen (O’Neal) on January 26, 1957, in Chicago Heights, IL.

Robert is survived by his beloved wife Kathleen Paquette of Patoka, loving son, David Paquette and wife Cathy of Hazelcrest, Il; cherished grandchildren, Jackie Paquette, Jai Stolzenbach, AJ Paquette and wife Ashley, Chris Paquette and wife Ashley; precious great-grandchildren Joseph Murphy, Corbin Paquette, Ellie Paquette.

Robert is preceded in death by both his parents; his brother Francois Paquette; his son Robert Paquette, Jr., and his daughter Gwen Ann Paquette.

Mr. Paquette served our country in the United States Army. He accumulated many miles over the road with his occupation as a truck driver. Extra special to Robert’s heart was his volunteer work as a foster grandparent at Murray Center in Centralia, IL.

Arrangements are under the care of Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Centralia. On-line condolences and memories of Robert may be shared with the family at