Blanche A. (Paquette) Caron
Loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend;
Blanche A. (Paquette) Caron, 79, of Nashua, NH and formerly Naples, FL passed away peacefully Saturday January 5, 2019 at Langdon Place in Nashua surrounded by her loving family.
She was the beloved wife of the late Gerard L. Caron.
Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, August 9, 1939, a daughter of the late Wilmer and the late Alice (Cinq Mars) Paquette, she attended schools in Lawrence and was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School in Lawrence.
A successful realtor in both New Hampshire and Florida for many years, Blanche recently retired from Keller Williams Elite Realty in Bonita Springs, Florida. She always enjoyed helping people find their perfect home and she was good at it. Blanche was also a member of the Florida Association of Realtors.
Blanche was a strong woman of faith and courage. She was always very active with her church and brought Eucharist to the sick. In addition, she helped immigrant children learn to read and prepare for first communion.
She is survived by two daughters Catherine Benedetto and her husband Robert of Derry, NH and Linda Tompkins and her husband Gary Leblond of Nashua, NH; a son David L. Caron of Salem, NH; four grandchildren Anthony Benedetto, Robin Fennell and her husband Darrell of Spring Hill, FL, Matthew Tompkins of Londonderry, NH and Capt. John Tompkins, U.S. Army and his wife Cynthia of Okinawa, Japan; four great grandchildren Zoey, Lena, and Fiona Fennell and Oliver Tompkins; her sister Irene Bourque of Salem, NH; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Blanche was also the mother of the late Rodney Caron and was predeceased by her eight siblings Wilmer L. Paquette, Roland Paquette, Leon Paquette, Roger Paquette, Normand Paquette, Raymond Paquette, Claire Hart and Eva Snow.
Friends may call at the PELHAM FUNERAL HOME 11 NASHUA RD. in PELHAM from 6 to 8 P.M. Tuesday. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass to be celebrated Wednesday morning at ST. PATRICK CHURCH in PELHAM at 10 o’clock. E-condolences/directions at www.pelhamfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to the Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road, S.W. Lilburn, GA 30047 - https://www.lbda.org/go/honor-and-memorial-gifts. Arrangements by Funeral Director James F. O’Donnell, Jr. (603) 635-3333.
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Lewy Body Dementia Assn.
912 Killian Rd., S.W., Lilburn GA 30047