Elson R. Paquette, MSgt USAF (Ret)


Elson R. Paquette MSgt USAF (Ret)

April 29, 1937 – November 21, 2018

Age 81

Preceded in death by his parents Lawrence & Shirley Paquette.

Survived by his wife of 58 years, Barbara; children Terri Morrison (Brad), Chuck Paquette (Beverly), Pam Healey (Barry); grandchildren Preston Paquette (Christina), Jillaine Morrison, Cameron Paquette, Dallas Ann Healey, Nicholas Morrison, Dalton Healey; sister Judy Little; brother Norman Paquette; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation  Friday, November 30th, 5 – 7 p.m. followed by a Wake Service at 7 p.m. both at Bellevue Memorial Chapel.

Mass of Christian Burial  Saturday, December 1st, 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 2302 Crawford St., Bellevue.

In lieu of flowers, memorials suggested to Camp Floyd Rogers, www.campfloydrogers.com, Columban Fathers, or the Bellevue Food Pantry.


  • Dennis and Joan Guinane Posted November 23, 2018 8:52 pm

    Barbara, we are so sorry for your loss, Elson was a great friend and fellow Knight.

  • Barbara (Foggo) Jukich Posted November 24, 2018 8:02 am

    There are no words that can calm the emotions of Elson’s passing. The love he gave to his family and those who had the fortune of knowing him will forever resonate. Prayers for comfort and peace..

  • Tina Christophersen Posted November 24, 2018 7:09 pm

    Rest in peace, Elson.


  • Geno and Denise Gallo Posted November 24, 2018 10:58 pm

    Chuck, our prayers are with you and all your family. We are here for you ???❤️❤️

  • Janice Larabee Posted November 25, 2018 6:49 am

    Barbara So sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time

  • Mike and Joy Charron Posted November 25, 2018 7:30 am

    Dear Judy and Family,
    Joy and I are sorry to hear of your loss.

  • Candace Sweet Posted November 25, 2018 9:08 am

    You have been one of my rocks since you helped me move here 17 years ago, you and the family have given me so much love and caring. You will be so missed but I know that you are blessed in heaven and I hope to see you there in the future. Love you so much and will be missing you every day. I thank God that we were able to see each other just a short time ago prior to you leaving us and memories will always be with me of your kindness and caring.

  • Lucinda & Spence Hill Posted November 25, 2018 11:01 am

    Our love, hugs, thoughts and prayers for a special friend and his family. Our memories will serve us well. A special hug for Barbara (we did make a dress together)

  • Lu Anne Palermo Posted November 25, 2018 12:31 pm

    Both Sam and I want to send you our sincere sympathy in the loss of El and also many prayers. You are a special friend Barb as was El. I remember a lot of functions we went to together. He is at peace and may the memory of so many special years with him help you and your family with the intense grief I know you are feeling. God Bless you all.

  • June & Robert Batchelder Posted November 25, 2018 11:49 pm

    He was such a sweet man. We will keep El in our hearts forever . Sincere sympathy to each and every single member of his wonderful family. Love always

  • Bernita Follmer Posted November 26, 2018 8:03 am

    Sincere sympathy in the loss of Elson Barb. He was a great guy and we will miss him. I will remember you and your family in my prayers.


  • Tim and Judy DeGeorge Posted November 27, 2018 8:32 am

    With heavy hearts, we are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Paquette Family.

  • Lynne Wright Posted November 27, 2018 4:54 pm

    Both Kelly and I send Prayers, Love and Hugs to Barbara, Terri, Pam and Chuck. Your Dad was a Great Man and Special friend for so many years. May you find Peace in your time or need
    Love Kelly and Lynne Wright (Kelly Family)

  • Guillermo Mercado jr. Posted November 28, 2018 4:31 am

    Sending prayers and condolences to your family from mine.

  • Judy & Tim DeGeorge Posted November 28, 2018 12:35 pm

    Both Tim and I loved your Father and both send lots of love for you and your family.

  • Susan McLaughlin Gentry Posted November 28, 2018 7:07 pm

    Prayers and sympathies to all of you as we mourn. I feel like we grew up under Elson’s watchful yet jovial eye. I’ll always have great memories of this great man, husband, and father.

  • Ruben & Maria Ambriz Posted November 29, 2018 7:10 pm

    Chuck, Our deepest condolences to you and your family, our prayers and thoughts are with you.

  • Doug and Myra Thompson Posted November 29, 2018 11:30 pm

    We will miss him dearly. He was a good friend. Our condolences to Barb, Terri, Chuck and Pam.

  • Terry & Gary Pinneo Posted November 30, 2018 10:19 am

    Barb & Family We are so very sorry and sad for your loss. El was a great guy always laughing, and so very friendly. El will be missed on the dance floor for sure.

  • Clint Paqutte Posted November 30, 2018 11:30 am

    To Barbara and Family,
    You have my sincere condolences on your loss.
    I can see that Elson was loved and cherished.
    I wish I could have know him more.

  • Terry & Barbara Harrison Posted November 30, 2018 1:45 pm

    Terry and I have many fond memories of dancing with you two. El had a warm smile and great laugh. He will be missed. Sending hugs and prayers to the family
    Terry & Barbara Harrison

  • Greg Immethun Posted November 30, 2018 6:50 pm

    Sorry to hear about your dad Chuck. I’m praying for you guys and for him. If he was anything like you he was a great guy. Your brother Knight, Greg

  • Germaine Charleston Posted December 14, 2018 3:01 pm

    Sorry to hear about your dad. My prayers to your family.

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