Mary Beth Paquette
April 19, 1955 - February 23, 2023
Obituary For Mary Beth Paquette
Mary Beth was born August 24, 1955 in East Liverpool, Ohio at the City Hospital to John and Rita Hoffman. Her early years were spent in Wellsville, Ohio. She attended Immaculate Conception grade school. After her father’s death in 1963 she moved with her mother to Austintown, Ohio. She attended St. Christine grade school and the Austintown Fitch High School. She graduated in 1973. After high school Mary Beth attended nursing school and graduated from Trumbull Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Warren, Ohio in 1979. She moved to Washington, DC to begin her nursing career at the Washington Center Hospital. In 1979 she moved to Sibley Hospital located in Maryland near the DC border.
Mary Beth married Bruce Paquette on April 19, 1986 in Washington, DC. Their son Daniel was born October 4, 1987 at the Georgetown University Hospital. The Boeing Company transferred the family back to Seattle area in May 1989. They settled into a home in the Seattle suburb of Tukwila, Washington and remained there for 30 years. Beth worked as a Critical Care Nurse at Valley Medical Center in Renton, Washington for 20+ years. After a brief retirement she accepted the position of District Nurse for the Tukwila School District. Her work location was at Foster High School. She retired from the District in 2020.
Beth passed away at age 67 on February 23, 2023 at Valley Medical Center after a short illness. A funeral mass at St. Francis Catholic Church located in Burien, Washington will be held on Saturday March 11 at 11 am followed by reception. Inurnment will be at the family cemetery in St Clair County, Michigan on March 14 at 1pm.
She is survived by her husband Bruce, Danny (son), Tom (brother), and Barbara (sister- in - law) and preceded in death by her parents (Rita and John) and brother Jim.
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