March 2, 1938 - October 6, 2020
Harold V. Papineau, 82 of Ashkum passed away on October 6, 2020 at his winter home in Arizona. Harold was born on March 2, 1938 in Aroma Park to Euclid and Eva (Lussier) Papineau. He married Darlene Schoon of Ashkum on July 4, 1959 at St. Mary and Joseph Church in Chebanse. After high school, Harold went to work for Armour Pharmaceutical in Kankakee and worked there before he enlisted in the Air Force in January 1959. In the Air Force he was a crew chief on a B52G (SAC) bomber stationed at Blytheville AF Base in Arkansas. On his return he went back to work for Armour in Kankakee and remained there until he retired in 1994 from RPR (Rhone-Polenc-Rorer) as Facilities Director. Harold is survived by his wife Darlene of Ashkum; sons- Rodney (Marcia) Papineau of Clifton and Randy (Elaine) Papineau of Ashkum; daughters- Donna (Miles) Bradley of Buckeye, AZ and Renee (Richard) Fraser of Bartlett, IL; thirteen grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren. Also surviving are brothers Eugene (Priscilla) Papineau of Sun City, AZ, Ron Papineau of Chebanse, brother-in-law Russ Schoon, sisters-in-law Mary Lou Papineau and Marlene Papineau along with many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Oscar, Bruno, Edward and baby Theodore along with sisters Joann, Rita, Theresa and Linda. He was a member of Assumption BVM Catholic Church in Ashkum and a member and eucharistic minister at St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church in Sun City, AZ. Harold enjoyed doing lapidary and sterling silver hobbies and golfing at the recreation centers and golf courses in Sun City and Oak Springs golf course in Aroma Park with his brother Ron in the summer. Visitation will be on Friday August 20, 2021 from 4-8 pm at the Knapp Funeral Home in Clifton. Funeral mass will be on Saturday August 21, 2021 at 10:00 am at Assumption BVM Catholic Church in Ashkum with Fr. Doug Hauber officiating. Burial will be at St. Mary and Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Chebanse. Memorials may be made to Assumption BVM Catholic Church in Ashkum.
Harold V. Papineau, 82 of Ashkum passed away on October 6, 2020 at his winter home in Arizona. Harold was born on March 2, 1938 in Aroma Park to Euclid and Eva (Lussier) Papineau. He married Darlene Schoon of Ashkum on July 4, 1959 at St.... View Obituary & Service Information
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