Hubert (Lefty) C. Choquette, age 85, of Woonsocket, passed away at the Oakland Grove Health Care Center on Thursday, May 2, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Alpherie and Lillian (Valois) Choquette. He graduated from Mount Saint Charles in 1953 and served in the Army Infantry in Germany from 1955-1956. Lefty married his beloved wife, Beatrice C. (Desjarlais) Choquette on June 1, 1957. He was a laborer for many years, and was employed by the City of Woonsocket with the Parks & Recreation Department.
He was the beloved father of Donald Choquette of Woonsocket, Giselle Gauthier and her husband Edward Gauthier of Woonsocket, and Celeste Choquette of Johnston. He was the beloved grandfather of Katie Dager of North Carolina, Kayla Brunelle of Lincoln, Tyler Choquette of Cranston, and Matthew, Cassidy, and Lynnette Choquette of Johnston. He also leaves three great-grandchildren, Carolina and Brighton Dager of North Carolina and Greyson Brunelle of Lincoln; as well as his twin brother Gilbert L. Choquette of Woonsocket, and his brother Francis Choquette of California.
His funeral will be held Monday May 6, 2019 beginning with visitation at 8:30 AM in the Holt Funeral Home, 510 South Main St. Woonsocket, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 AM in St. Joseph's Church, 1200 Mendon Rd. Woonsocket. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, West Wrentham Road, Cumberland. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Oakland Grove Health Care Center, 560 Cumberland Hill Rd., Woonsocket, RI 02895. Lefty’s family is especially grateful for the care, support, and attention received from the second floor staff and Beacon Hospice at Oakland Grove.