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Clinton Edward Paquin

August 27, 1939 February 8, 2018
Clinton Edward Paquin
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St. Albans – Clinton E. Paquin a lifelong resident of this area passed away Thursday, February 8th, 2018, at the Franklin County Rehab Center following a brief illness.

Born in Sheldon on August 27th, 1939, he was one of twelve children to the late Ambrose and Florence (Gilbert) Paquin. Clint was 78 years old.

On February 15th, 1958, he married Pauline Plante, who survives him. They would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on February 15th, 2018.

Clint was a 1957 graduate of Bellows Free Academy and 2 years later he began a career of 55 years with Paquin Motors, retiring in 2015. In 1964, he and Pauline bought Pleasant Acres Farm in Fairfax, which is still operated by their family. Clint was a former member of Lodge #1090, LOOM, St. Albans Lodge #1566, BPOE, The Owl Club and Fraternal Order of Eagles, #4218 - Arrowhead.

Survivors include his wife, Pauline, of St. Albans; their daughters and husbands, Kathy and Jay Guertin of Laconia, New Hampshire and Emily and Rett Heald of St. Albans and daughter-in-law, Maria Paquin of Fairfax. Clint is also survived by his grandchildren, Nicholas Guertin, Erin Caruso and Joe, Chris Heald and Danielle, Meghan Howrigan and Peter, Beth Ann Paquin and Dustin Snyder and Dylan Paquin, as well as his great-grandchildren, Lillian and Harrison, Harper and Chloe, Stella, and Ava and Shay.

Clint is also survived by his brother, Burton Paquin, Sr. of Swanton and sister, Theresa Gearty of Massachusetts and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Clint was pre-deceased by his son, Gilbert C. Paquin on September 14th, 2007, and his brothers, Maurice John, Chester, Ambrose, Jr., Clifford and Alton and his sisters, Phyllis Jarvis, Gladys Cormier, Joyce Bishop and Hilda LaBombard.

Relatives and friends will honor and celebrate Clint’s life by attending calling hours on Wednesday, February 14th, 2018, from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. at the Heald Funeral Home, 87 South Main Street, St. Albans. Private interment will take place at the family lot in Fairfax Plain Cemetery.

Clint’s family asks that memorials be in the way of contributions to either the Franklin County Animal Rescue, 30 Sunset Meadow, St. Albans, Vermont 05478 or to Fairfax Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 428, Fairfax, Vermont 05454.

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4:00 PM 2/14/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/14/2018 7:00:00 PM
Heald Funeral Home

87 S. Main Street
Saint Albans, VT 05478

Heald Funeral Home
87 S. Main Street Saint Albans 05478 VT
United States

Cemetery Details


Fairfax Plains Cemetery Final Resting Place

Georgia Hill Road
Fairfax, VT 05454

Georgia Hill Road Fairfax 05454 VT
United States

Memorial Contribution

Fairfax Rescue Squad

P.O. Box 428
Fairfax, VT 05454

Franklin County Animal Rescue, 30 Sunset Meadows, Saint Albans, Vermont 05478


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