Jeanne Polito Paquet, 100, of 500 Fair Oak Street, Little Valley, New York and formally of Hollywood, Florida, passed away at home surrounded by family members on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 following a short illness.
Born February 25, 1919 in Cattaraugus, New York. Jeanne was the daughter of the late Joseph and Florence Polito. Jeanne was married on October 30, 1939 to the late Clarence (Chic) Paquet, who predeceased her in 1996. She was a graduate of Cattaraugus High School in 1936 and a graduate from the Buffalo School of Beauty in 1937.
Jeanne and her husband moved to Salamanca, New York in 1946 and owned and operated the Chic Beauty Salon from 1946 to 1973 when they retired and moved to Florida. She worked part time at Burger King from 1974 to 1979. She was a member of the Little Flower Catholic church and Salvation Army Home League in Hollywood, Florida. She enjoyed every moment she could with family and friends.
She is survived by 2 sons, Paul Paquet of Little Valley, New York and Joel (Pam Saladino) Paquet of Hollywood, Florida; two granddaughters, Laurie Paquet Krug of Little Valley, New York and Krista Miller-Shifflett of Forestville, New York; two grandsons, Lucas and Jacob Paquet of Hollywood, Florida; two great grandchildren, Donald (DJ) and Erin (Hill) Krug of Little Valley, New York and Amanda Krug of Salamanca, New York; eight great great grandchildren, Makenna, Hadleigh, Cambree, Lyla, Liam, Bailie, Piper, and Aubree also numerous nieces and nephews.
She was also predeceased by a son David Joseph Paquet, two sisters, Mrs Robert (Kay) Lewis, and Martin (Marie) Bargmann.
Relatives and friends may visit DiStasio Funeral Home 55 S. Main Street Cattaraugus, NY Tuesday from 11AM to 2PM where a funeral service will immediately follow with Father Joseph Porpiglia officiating.
Interment will be in Liberty Park Cemetery
In lieu of Flowers, the family suggests donations be sent to St. Judes Children's Research Hospital or the Wounded Warriors Project.
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