Paulette's Story

MAPLETON - Paulette S. Ward, 70, passed away Friday evening, December 18, 2015 after a short illness at The Aroostook Medical Center in Presque Isle. She was born August 13, 1945 in Mars Hill, the daughter of Herbert and Gwendolyn (Page) Shaw.

Paulette graduated from Fort Fairfield High School in 1963. She worked for the State of Maine, Maine Employment Office as an Assistant Office Manager. Paulette loved cats, enjoyed traveling, camping at Long Lake, and doing cross-stitch.

She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Frederick M. Ward, Jr. of Mapleton; a brother Richard Shaw and his wife Nancy of Caribou; a sister-in-law Nancy Carvell and her husband Carroll of Blaine; a brother-in-law Robert Ward and his wife Paula of Blaine; a sister-in-law Pamela Hickey and her husband Athill of Easton; six nephews: Glen Shaw; Tyler Shaw and his wife Tammy and children Kamen and Rowan; a special nephew Michael Carvell and his wife Dacia and child Jaxon; Joel Carvell and his wife Kathy and children Jacob and Kaitlyn; Daniel Ward and his wife Amy and children Hunter and Owen; Benjamin Hickey and his wife Stacy and child Cooper; and a niece Brittany Theriault and her husband Kyle and child Amelia.

Per Paulette's wishes, there will be no funeral services. Online condolences may be shared at
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