Died: April 18, 1969
Adirondack Daily Enterprise, April 21, 1969
GABRIELS BOY KILLED FRIDAY IN VIETNAM
Howard Paquin, 18, Corporal in Marines
Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Paquin, of Gabriels, were notified Sunday morning of the death of their son f Lance Cpl. Howard R. Paquin, 18, in Quang Nam Province in Vietnam. He was killed Friday by hostile rifle fire while on a search and clear mission.
L/Cpl. Paquin was serving with the Headquarters and Service Company, Third Battalion, 26th Marines, Third Division. He was born in Saranac Lake on Sept. 19, 1950, and had attended Saranac Lake High School before joining the Marines.
His body will be brought home for the funeral service and interment in about ten days.
Survivors besides his parents are three sisters, Mrs. Peter (Yvonne) Long of Buffalo, Judy and Susan Paquin of Gabriels; his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Lester of Gabriels, and his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Melvina Paquin of Malone.