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Obituary of Paula Jennene Filion
Paula Jennene "Lu" Filion, 74, of Route 276, Champlain, died unexpectedly, Thursday, May 26, 2022 at her home, with her loving family by her side. Lu was born in Plattsburgh, January 26, 1948, the daughter of Paul and Pauline (Bernard) Bombardier. She grew up in Rouses Point and graduated from St. Mary's Academy in Champlain. Lu worked at Twin Town True Value in Champlain for many years. She was a member of the Rouses Point Fire Dept. EMS where she served as an EMT for many years, and also a member of the Ladies Auxiliary with both the Champlain Fire Dept. and Rouses Point Fire Dept. Lu was very proud to have been awarded EMS Provider of the year for the Rouses Point Fire. Dept. Lu was an active member of the local breast cancer survivors support group through Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans, Vermont. In addition to helping people, she also enjoyed bird watching, her pets, Penny, Zeke, Dorothy, and Mildred, however her true love was spending time with her family. Left to cherish the memory of Lu are, her loving husband of 53 years, John Miller Filion, whom she married November 23, 1968 in St. Patrick's Church in Rouses Point; son, John Paul Filion and his companion, Becky Dumas; daughter, Rebecca Lynn Filion, all of Champlain; one granddaughter, Ashley Filion of Plattsburgh; brother, Paul Bombardier of Altona; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Patrick. Calling hours will be held Monday, May 30, 2022 from 10 to Noon at the Hamilton Funeral Home, 793 Gilbert Road, Mooers. A memorial service will follow at Noon in the Hamilton Funeral Home Chapel, lead by Kelly C. Donoghue. Burial will be held at a later date in the Glenwood Cemetery in Champlain. Donations in her memory may be made to the Champlain Children's Learning Center, or the Champlain Fire Dept. Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 793 Gilbert Road, Mooers, 236-4747.
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