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Jacqueline P. (Paquette) Costello

September 17, 1937 ~ January 21, 2018 (age 80)

Jacqueline (Paquette) Costello, of Danielson, CT, passed away on January 21, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family. Jackie was the wife of John "Jack" Costello for 56 years. She was the daughter of the late "Gus" (Arthur) & "Bella" (Melvina)(nee' Allaire) Paquette, the original owners and operators of Gus's Tavern in Nasonville, where she spent many childhood years. Jackie was a 1956 graduate of Burrillville High School and life-long resident of Burrillville until 2007 when she moved to CT. As a resident of Burrillville she was very active in the community serving as a volunteer for 30 years at Austin T. Levy School, a member of the Nasonville Volunteer Fire Department Women's Auxiliary, treasurer of the Burrillville Junior Hockey League and Burrillville Little League and a den mother in Cub Scout Pack 1 in Nasonville. She was also a member of the Interfaith Choir from 1980 - 1990. Jackie loved to make jigsaw puzzles, play games and bird watch. Besides her husband she is survived by her son, Kenneth D. Costello and his wife Amy of Dover, NH , and her daughter, Amy (Costello) Florenzano and her husband Anthony of Brooklyn, CT. She is also survived by her beloved grandchildren, Kathryn & Elizabeth Costello and David Palmisciano. Jackie was predeceased by her sister, Florence (Paquette) Higgins. A memorial service in celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, February 3rd at 2:00 PM at the Brown Funeral Home, 1496 Victory Hwy, Oakland, RI, with visitation from 2-4 PM.. A private burial will be held at the RI Veterans Cemetery in Exeter at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jackie's memory to the Friends of Assisi Food Pantry, 77 Water St # A, Danielson, CT 06239.

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