Welcome to the memorial page for

Roger R. Paquette

April 25, 1946 ~ June 29, 2017 (age 71)

Roger R. Paquette, 71, of Biddeford died Thursday, June 29, 2017 at his home, surrounded by his family, following a courageous battle with cancer.  He was born April 25, 1946 in Biddeford a son of Rosaire and Marguerite P. (Roy) Paquette.  Roger was educated locally, graduating from Biddeford High School in the Class of 1964.


On June 29, 1968 he married Denise Dube in St. Joseph’s Church in Biddeford.


Roger had been employed as a welder at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for 36 years, retiring in 2013.


Roger loved fishing and working with his hands: painting, gardening, building birdhouses, and metalworking.  He enjoyed driving his Mustang and riding his motorcycle.  His greatest joy came from time with family, especially his grandchildren.


He is survived by Denise, his wife of 49 years, of Biddeford

1 son: Steve Paquette and his wife Valerie of Lyman

2 daughters:

          Lisa Perry and her husband Robert Sinks of Biddeford

          Lynn Littlefield and her husband Shawn of Sanford

2 sisters:

          Suzanne Sexton and her husband Grady of Biddeford

          Lucille Anken and her husband Timothy of Florida

9 grandchildren:

          Astachia, Alex, Melody, Taylor, Emilee, Ryan, Owen, Alyssa, and Madison


4 great grandchildren:

          Arabella, Rylie, Wesley and Max

Nieces and nephews


Visiting Hours will be 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at Hope Memorial Chapel 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005.   A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday at St. Joseph’s Church in Biddeford. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.  To share condolences online, please visit  Donations in Roger’s memory may be made for the benefit of his granddaughter Melody Paquette who is currently battling breast cancer, c/o Steve Paquette, 418 Mast Rd., Lyman, ME  04002.



 Service Information

July 4, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hope Memorial Chapel
480 Elm Street
Biddeford, ME 04005

Mass of Christian Burial
July 5, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
178 Elm St.
Biddeford, ME 04005

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