William F Paquin, Esq. -- Warwick

Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home and White Dove Crematory Warwick – William Forest Paquin, Esq., died Saturday, February 9, 2013 at the age of 76. He was the beloved husband of Elizabeth (Tierney) Paquin for forty-eight years.

He was born on March 25, 1936, the son of the late William H. and Gabrielle (Forest) Paquin.

A graduate of Assumption Prep 1953, Providence College 1957 and Boston College Law School 1964, he served in the United States Air Force from 1957-1959. He practiced law in Warwick since 1964.

William served as president of the Parents’ Council at Bishop Hendricken High School, president of Warwick Country Club and was legal counsel for the Warwick Figure Skaters Association. He loved to play golf, laugh, sing and spend time with his family.

Besides his wife he is survived by his son Michael Tierney Paquin; daughter Susan Kathleen Paquin and her husband Dr. Ronald J. Tyszkowski and beloved grandchildren Ava and Zane all of Warwick, RI. He was the brother of Dr. Louise A. Paquin of North Kingstown, RI and Gabrielle (Paquin) Leake of Gardiner, ME.

The Paquin family wishes to thank the doctors and nurses of Miriam Hospital Oncology and the nurses of VNA of Care New England.

A memorial mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 11:00 am in St. Kevin’s Church, 333 Sandy Lane, Warwick. Relatives and friends are invited and may call on Wednesday from 4:00 – 7:00 pm at Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home & Crematory, 659 East Greenwich Avenue, West Warwick. Interment will be private. Information and condolences at

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Reported: 02/11/13 (Show all obituaries for this day)

By: Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home and White Dove Crematory (Show all obituaries and information about this funeral home)

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