ST. FRANCIS – Ernest Ouellette, 89, died peacefully Dec. 17, 2010, at a Madawaska health care facility. He was born March 10, 1921, in Fort Kent, the son of Danny and Ozithe (Soucy) Ouellette. Ernest was a member of American Legion Post No. 180, St. Francis. He is survived by his son, Stanley Ouellette and his wife, Nancy, of St. John Plantation; and grandchildren, Scott Ouellette and his wife, Dawn, and their children, Ashley and Cassidy, and Kevin Ouellette and his wife, Connie, and their children, Kiara and Gibson. He was predeceased by his wife, Rena (Oakes) Ouellette, in 2009; and his brothers and sisters. A Mass of Christian burial with full military honors will be celebrated 11 a.m. Monday at St. Charles Catholic Church, St. Francis. Spring burial will be held May 20, 2011, at St. Francis Cemetery. Those who wish may donate in his memory to American Diabetes Association, 10 Bangor St., Suite F, Augusta, ME 04330 or the Edgar J. “Guy” Paradis Cancer Fund, 194 East Main St., Fort Kent, ME 04743. Arrangements are being handled by Daigle Funeral Home, 14 East Main St., Fort Kent.
Posted Dec. 17, 2010, at 7:42 p.m.