Paquette, Germaine “Gerry”, 88, of Cranston passed peacefully Friday, April 28, 2023. She was the daughter of the late Eugene and Delina (Vallee) Paquette. Gerry was a graduate of the Angelo’s School of Hair Design. She was the proprietor of Gerry’s Beauty Salon in Cranston until 2006 when she retired. She successfully ran her business as a beautician, and developed many lifelong relationships with her clients who became her good friends. After retiring Gerry continued to provide beautician services to her elderly clients at their homes.
Gerry was an avid reader and very much enjoyed her visits to the Cranston Public Library. She loved to travel and enjoyed 25 cruises to Florida, Bermuda, and the Caribbean Islands. With each cruise being an adventure and opportunity to meet people.
She leaves 4 nieces; Susan Anderson and her husband Robert, Laurie Ann Ferschke and her husband Paul both of Cumberland; Janice Auger and her husband Jean of Albion; Lynn Simmons of Wareham, MA; and a nephew David Paquette of Taunton, MA; a sister-in-law Lucille Paquette of Woonsocket, as well as several great nieces and nephews. She also leaves a Godson Joseph Wasylean. She was predeceased by her brothers; Armand (Viola) and Lucien Paquette and Roger (Patricia) Paquette. Go to Stapleton Family Funeral Home for complete obituary.