Nicolas “Nic” Paquette, 51, of Noblesville, passed away Nov. 28, 2013.
He was born Dec. 4, 1961, in Muskegon, Mich.
Nic was a graduate of Parkway North High School. He was an Ammo Sgt. in the U.S. Air Force after he graduated from the Community College of the Air Force. Nic was active in the Indiana Army National Guard, 38th Sustainment Brigade. He proudly served his country during Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm.
Nic became a master carpenter and was gifted in woodworking. For a time he was a custom cabinet-maker working for Fremont Interiors.
Nic enjoyed playing euchre, cribbage, salmon fishing and gardening. He especially loved his dogs, Lucy Lu and Bella.
Survivors include his loving wife, Elizabeth Engel Paquette; mother, Susan (Robert) Mixer; father, Kenneth (Marge) Paquette; five children, Vittorio (Tiffany) Paquette, Ricardo (Donna) Paquette, Lucas Paquette, Cierra Paquette and Jacob Paquette; three granddaughters, Ariana and Arabella Paquette and Isabella Sheffield; a grandson, Landin Paquette; three brothers, Chris Paquette, Greg Paquette and David Paquette; two sisters, Yvonne Holliday and Alysia Paquette; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Burial with military honors took place Dec. 3, 2013, at Marion National Cemetery, 1700 E 38th Street in Marion, IN.
Memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads Church, 19201 Grassy Branch Rd. in Westfield.
Arrangements were entrusted to Bussell and Bell Family Funerals in Westfield.