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Dennis Paquette

September 3, 1940 — November 29, 2016

Dennis C. Paquette

LEWES - Dennis C. Paquette passed away at home surrounded by the love of his family on Tuesday, November 29, 2016.

Dennis was born in Milford on September 3, 1940, son of the late Alfred and Gladys (Moore) Paquette.

He was employed for 30 years as an insurance agent for Home Beneficial.   He continued to work after retirement at separate times as a salesman for I.G. Burton of Milford and in the same position with M.V. Stevens Used Car dealership, also in Milford.

Dennis had a warm and endearing personality which made him a perfect candidate for his career choices.  He was also known for his loving commitment to his family whether it be a simple get together, holiday, time at the family beach house and boating, or planning a special trip, Dennis was always in his favorite element.

He was a member of the Milford Elks Lodge #2401, and a member of the Calvary United Methodist Church in Milford.

In addition to his parents, Dennis was preceded in death by his sister, Dolores Christensen, and a sister-in-law, Dolly Wilson.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Barbara Paquette; a son, Richard Paquette and his wife Kari; a daughter, Sherri Paquette Betts and her husband Donald; four grandchildren, Brandon Betts, Bethany Betts, Alexandra Paquette, and Colton Paquette; and a great granddaughter, Sydney Gerardi.

A memorial service to celebrate Dennis's life will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at the Calvary United Methodist Church, 301 S.E. Front Street, Milford, where friends may greet the family after 2:00 p.m.

Friends are invited to a reception immediately following the services at the Elks Lodge #2401, 18951 Elks Lodge Rd, Milford, for food and fellowship with the family.

Burial will be held privately.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Calvary United Methodist Church
301 SE Front Street, Milford DE 19963
Tel: 1-302-422-8884
Email: office@calvaryumc.us

Elks Lodge #2401
P.O. Box 63, Milford DE 19963



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