Henri Phillipe Paquin

Henri Phillipe Paquin, born January 14, 1989, died suddenly October 26, 2018.

 

He is survived by his parents: Suzanne Mandrino (Chauncy Young) and Jacques Paquin (Julie Brown)

Brothers: Jean-Marc Paquin (Lindsey Wood) and Luc Paquin

Grandfather: Donald Paquin (Tina)

Aunts & Uncles: Adrien Paquin (Holly); Julien Paquin; Raoul Paquin (Mahiry); Jeanine Paquin (Greg); Gary (Sue) Mandrino; Carol Mandrino; Joan (John) Morrissey; Michael (Janice) Mandrino

Many cousins and friends.

Predeceased by his beloved grandparents: Anthony and Florence Mandrino

 

Henri was a man of few words, but with a huge loving heart. He was caring and selfless. His friends knew that while he possessed little, he was generous with what little he did have along with his time. His energy was spent putting others first to make sure they were happy. He was the glue that kept them all together, a damn good friend.

 

In the words of his friends, he was:

Inventive, resourceful, innovative, crafty, creative – in a practical way, brilliant, too damn clever for his own good, a perpetual tinkerer.

 

His resourcefulness and genius played into his passions for technology and computers, RC cars, flying drones, Pokémon Go & Ingress. He was forever tinkering with a computer, a server or setting up something for one of the many projects he was involved with. Many people will miss his caring, empathetic presence in the online realms. His inventiveness and resourcefulness weren’t limited to electronic pursuits. If you needed something mechanical figured out, an engine worked on, a toilet replaced, drywall fixed, he could help or do the whole project. He truly was a jack of all trades.

 

He was fearless. A friend who taught skiing once said; “Give me Henri and I can turn him into a downhill racer, he isn’t afraid of crashing”. He lived. He had adventures in New York with his friends and also in Massachusetts and Florida. There are stories…

 

He will be missed. His absence leaves a huge hole in many, many people’s hearts.

Henri, mom and dad love you forever…..

 

Calling hours will be Friday, November 9, 2018, from 6-8 at Jarmusz Cotton Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 26 Maple Avenue, Victor, NY.

 

A gathering for family and friends to remember Henri will be Saturday, November 10, 2018, from 4-8 at Finn’s Tap Room, upstairs back room.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a gift to the American Foundation Suicide Prevention. Henri’s memorial page can be found here: https://afsp.donordrive.com/campaign/Henri-Paquin

1 Comment

  1. Suzy, I am so very sorry to hear about Henri.
    Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. With love and sincere sympathy, Luanne Stryker Hargrave

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