Born on December 11, 1985, and was tragically taken from this world on January 1, 2013, at the age of 27. Noelle is the loving daughter of Roger and Lynn Paquette; sister of Jocelyne Paquette (Paul Dow), Shauna Southcott (Jeff), Nicole Knowles (Andrew), and Joseph Paquette; and granddaughter of Laura Paquette and Donna Kongus, predeceased by grandfathers Isidore Paquette and Alex Kongus; niece of Stephanie and Doug Young, Marcel and Nicole Paquette and Lise Paquette; cousin of Jacob and Kayla Young and Martin and Marc Paquette; and aunt of Alex, Bailey, Cole, Traynor and Ben. Noelle was a teacher and a tutor with the Catholic School Board and had recently completed a teaching position at St. Matthew’s School in Sarnia. As well as teaching, Noelle worked at Community Living and volunteered her time with the Sunshine Foundation. Noelle enjoyed playing soccer and attending classes at Goodlife Fitness. Noelle had a smile that lit up every room she entered. She loved life, her family, her friends and was loved by all who knew her. Noelle had too many special friends to mention, although you all know who you are. For those who were lucky enough to have known Noelle, there will be a special place in your hearts for her forever. Noelle, you will be sadly missed.
Family and friends will be received on Monday, January 7, 2013, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, 1920 Wildwood Dr., Bright’s Grove. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, Bright’s Grove. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Sunshine Foundation or Community Living Sarnia-Lambton (cheques only at the funeral home please). Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. Memories and condolences may be sent online at http://www.smithfuneralhome.ca/