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Marguerite " Peg" Gaquin
September 16, 2019


Marguerite (Peg) Gaquin, 91, of Whitman, passed away peacefully at St. Joseph Manor in Brockton, on Monday September 16th. She was the beloved wife of 65 years to the late John H. Gaquin.

Peg was born and raised in Brockton and was the daughter of the late Michael Brides and Susan (Drew) Brides. She was a graduate of St. Patrick's School.

Peg was a homemaker most of her career, raising 7 children in Whitman. In later years she worked in the Whitman school system and was also employed by Great Elm Greenhouse. She loved knitting, reading and baking her famous Toll House Cookies.

She is survived by her children: John H. Gaquin Jr. and his wife Terry of West Bridgewater, Patricia E. Gaquin of Whitman, Kathaleen M. Ryan and her husband Doug of Pembroke, Maureen E. O'Mara and her husband Kevin of Bridgewater, Donald J. Gaquin and his partner Kelly Millhouse of Wis., Suzanne M. Davenport and her husband James of Conn, and Michael J. Gaquin of Whitman. She is also survived by 9 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

Her funeral services will be held on Friday September 20th at 10:00AM in the Blanchard Funeral Chapel, Plymouth Street (Rte. 58 at the rotary circle) Whitman. Burial will follow in the Saint Michael Cemetery, Avon. Visitation will be held on Thursday September 19th from 4:00-8:00PM.

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Blanchard Funeral Chapel
666 Plymouth Street
Whitman, MA 02382