Denise Newman Paquette, 44, DeKalb Junction
Saturday, August 7, 2010 - 8:12 am

Denise Newman Paquette, 44, of 2657 County Route 19, died unexpectedly August 5, 2010 at her home.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, August 9th at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church, Canton with Rev. Douglas Luscia officiating. Calling hours will be Sunday from 4 - 8 p.m. at the Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Canton.

Surviving are her mother, Joan J. Newman of Canton; six sisters and five brothers-in-law, Ellen R. Newman of Canton, Debra J. Harrigan and husband Daniel of Cato, Colleen L. Magnussen and husband Eric of Geneseo, Jacquelyn K. Peabody and husband Bruce of Brewerton, Kelly A. Burnham and husband Todd of Canton and Kimberly S. Newman and husband Michael Magurk of Newmarket, NH and numerous nieces and nephews.

Born June 24, 1966 in Ogdensburg, a daughter of Jack K. and Joan (Jordan) Newman, she graduated Canton Central School in 1984. She later graduated from SUNY Canton with an A.A. degree in Business Administration. She was a member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority Club for 11 years.

On October 10, 1992, she married Jeffrey L. Paquette at the Canton United Methodist Church with Rev. Suda Devendar as celebrant.

Denise was most recently employed as Senior Account Clerk for Hermon-DeKalb Central School, starting in 2005. Previously she worked for KeyBank from 1986-2000 and Tamarak from 2000-2005.

Some of her hobbies and interests included gardening, both vegetable and flower. She grew varieties of roses, including “Seven Sisters” Rose Bush. Denise had an interest in “theatre” and enjoyed going to Music Theatre North and she belonged to the Ogdensburg Command Performance. She enjoyed the outdoors, whether it was hiking, camping, 4-wheeling or spending time with her family at the North Branch of Stillwater Hunting Club.

The family requests donations be made to the Jack K. Newman Memorial Fund at Canton-Potsdam Hospital, 50 Leroy Street, Potsdam, NY 13676, the American Heart Association, Northern Region, PO Box 155, Watertown, NY 13601 or to the Ogdensburg Command Performance, 1100 State Street, Ogdensburg, NY 13669.

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