ST. DAVID and FRENCHVILLE – Gerald J. “Gerry” Ouellette, 69, died peacefully Aug. 27, 2013, surrounded by his family at a Frenchville health center. He was born Jan. 16, 1944, in New Britain, Conn., the son of Denis and Martine (Couturier) Ouellette.
He served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the American Legion Post 145 of Frenchville. He retired from Fraser Paper after 44 years of service.
He is survived by his wife, Jocelyne (Bois) Ouellette of Edmundston, N.B.; two sons, Chad Ouellette of Frenchville and Brad Ouellette of St. Agatha; one brother, Dennis of Saco; two sisters, Maryline Shield of Winsor, Conn., and Linda Ouellette of Frenchville; two stepdaughters, Suzanne and Jeanne; one stepson, Richard; stepdaughter, Sylvie; and four stepgrandchildren, Kayla, Claudie, Chloe and Eli. He was predeceased by his parents; and two brothers, Donald and Harold.
Friends and relatives may give their condolences to the family from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services Friday, Aug. 30, at St. Agatha Catholic Church.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Kenneth Ouellette officiating and with Military Honors. For those who desire donations may be made to the Edgar Paradis Cancer Fund; and Hospice of Aroostook. Condolences may be sent to www.michaudfuneralhomes.com.