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Muriel L. Dussault - June 1, 2014

ATHOL - Funeral services for Muriel L. (Paquet) Dussault were held Tuesday, June 10, 2014 in the Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home, Orange. Rev. Krzysztof Korcz, Pastor of Our Lady Immaculate Church, Athol officiated. Burial followed in Silver Lake Cemetery. Bearers were grandsons Jeff Giles, James Dussault, nephew Ralph Blades and friends Jeff Parker, Alan Chicoine and Kyle LeClair. A reception followed the service in the community room at the Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home.

Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home 110 New Athol Rd., Orange directed arrangements.

ATHOL - Muriel L. (Paquet) Dussault, 87, of town, died Sunday, June 1, 2014, in the Athol Hospital.

She was born in Lisbon, Maine, on June 22, 1926, the daughter of the late Edmund and the late Emelda Paquet.

She grew up in Somerville and graduated from Somerville High School. She worked at Sylvania in Woburn, Wang Laboratories, and Catholic Charities in Athol. She had lived in Athol since 1970.

Muriel enjoyed gardening, taking care of her home and yard, and spending time with her family.

She leaves one daughter, Donna Dussault Robertson and her husband Robert of Atkinson, N.H.; one son, Robert Dussault and his wife Lisa of Warwick; five grandchildren, Alyssa Bayley, Jessica Giles, Jeffrey Giles and his wife Lesley, James Dussault, and Madison Dussault; two great-grandchildren, Erica Kryzynski, and Alivia Giles; and many nieces and nephews. 

She was predeceased by her husband George E. Dussault Sr. who died in 1992; her son George E. Dussault Jr. who died in 2006, her brother Robert Paquet and her sister Priscilla Blades.

Calling hours will be held Monday, June 9, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 10, at 11 a.m., in the Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home, 110 New Athol Rd., Orange.

A luncheon will be held following the funeral in the Community Room at Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home. 

Burial will follow in Silver Lake Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made in her memory to Franklin County Home Services-Meals on Wheels, 330 Montague City Rd., Turners Falls, Mass. 01376 or the Gardner Visiting Nursing Association, 34 Pearly Ln., Gardner, Mass. 01440.

For more information or to sign the online guest book visit

Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home, 110 New Athol Rd., Orange, is directing arrangements.

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