CONNOR TOWNSHIP – Noela B. Ouellette, 56, died unexpectedly Aug. 4, 2012, at her home in Connor. She was born Dec. 12, 1955, in Caribou, daughter of the late Albert and Marie (Dubay) Theriault.
Noela was a 1974 graduate of Caribou High School and attended Northern Maine Technical College. For more than 20 years, she was employed in banking at Aroostook Trust Co. and Katahdin Trust Co., as a bookkeeper and loan clerk. She was a lifetime member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Noela was a loving and caring mother, sister, special auntie “Wella” and friend to all. She touched all that knew her with her many selfless acts of kindness. She will be especially missed by her loving daughter, Kristi, who was her world. She enjoyed having family gatherings. Noela showed her love in countless ways. She will be especially remembered for her delicious baked goodies, and her love of sewing for her family and extended family. Noela will be missed beyond measure by everyone who knew her.
She is survived by her daughter, Kristi Ouellette and boyfriend, Scott McLean, of Portland, and Scott’s daughter, Lilly, whom Noela considered her granddaughter; five brothers and sisters-in-law, Francis and Sharon Theriault of Punta Gorda, Fla., Gene and Edna Theriault of Caribou, Walter and Beverly Theriault of Great Falls, Mont., Norman and Linda Theriault, and Richard and Lynn Theriault, all of Caribou; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Nancy and Richard Shaw, and Karen and Anson Thibodeau, all of Caribou; brother-in-law, Kermit Staples of Caribou; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Noela was predeceased by a sister, Marlene Staples.
Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir St. Caribou. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, from Parish of the Precious Blood, Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will be at the parish cemetery. Friends who wish to contribute in Noela’s memory may do so through Autism Society of Maine 72 B Main St., Winthrop, ME 04374. www.mocklerfuneralhome.com