Paul R. Gosselin

Whitehall, New York – Paul R. Gosselin, 54, passed away peacefully with his two daughters by his side on Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021, in the Glens Falls Hospital.

Paul was the son of Judy Baker and the late Paul M. Gosselin.

He was a graduate of Whitehall High School class of 1985. Shortly after graduation, Paul joined the U.S. Army for a brief time of service.

Paul worked as a machine tender at Finch Paper LLC for many years. When he wasn’t working Paul was an avid conservationist. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, golfing, ice fishing and hiking.

There was nothing in this world he was prouder of than his two daughters.

Paul was a kind soul who always left a positive impact on anyone he met.

Besides his father he was predeceased by his paternal grandparents Clara and Wilfred Gosselin, maternal grandmother Marion R. Chaplin, aunt and uncle Glenda and Thomas Chaplin and stepfather Bob Baker.

Paul is survived by his mother Judy Baker, brother Corey Gosselin, his daughters Nicole and Katlin Gosselin, niece Nicoma Gosselin and a very special aunt and uncle Sheila and Les Chaplin.

Family and friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 30, at the Jillson Funeral Home Inc., 46 Williams St., Whitehall, New York.

A mass of Christian burial will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 31, at the Our Lady of Hope Roman Catholic Church in Whitehall with Father Zachariah Chichester officiating. Burial will take place in the spring in the Neddo Street Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to The Our Lady of Hope Roman Catholic Church, 9 Wheeler Ave., Whitehall, NY 12887.

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