WESTPORT, Conn. - Gerald W. Duquette of Westport, died Sept. 7. He was 93.
Duquette was born Aug. 14, 1920, in Bellingham, Mass., son of Wilfred and Annie (Browe) Duquette. He was a World War II veteran and served in the U.S. Army Air Corp from 1941 to 1946. He worked on the Railway Express for many years and later co-owned Jerry’s Hardware Store.
Duquette is survived by his wife, Lillian (Twarda) Duquette; brother, Louis A. Duquette of Old Saybrook; sisters, Edna Decker (Frank) of Westport, Jacqueline Goodrow of Brookkfield and Claire Faucher (Jean-Luc) of Westport; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; brother, Carl Duquette; and sisters, Marguerite Ference, Rita Greene and Marion Hall.
Calling hours are Saturday, Sept. 14 from 10 to 10:45 a.m. in the Harding Funeral Home, 210 Post Road East. A funeral will follow in Assumption Church 98 Riverside Avenue at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Assumption Cemetery, 73 Greens Farms Road with full military honors.
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