Sylvia B. Ouellette

15 years ago

Image    CARIBOU – Sylvia B. Ouellette, 78, died December 19, 2009, at her Caribou residence surrounded by her loving family, following a brief illness. She was born in Caribou April 21, 1931, the daughter of the late Thomas and Rose (Plourde) Gahagan. Sylvia married Lewis Ouellette on June 27, 1955, and was a lifelong member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church. She loved to garden and spend time with her family especially her grandchildren. Sylvia loved to sew and many were the recipients of her beautiful handiwork.
    Surviving in addition to her husband of over 54 years, Lewis of Caribou, are two sons and a daughter-in-law, Michael and Kathy Ouellette of Woodland  and Peter Ouellette and his fiancé Terri Hallowell of Caribou; six daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy and Randy Dodd of Woodland, Peggy and Bobby Winquest of Holly Hill, S.C., Connie and John Lloyd of Caribou, Ann and Kevin Chapman of Woodland, Lori and Alan DeToma of Summerville, S.C. and Lisa and Art Berkoski of Caribou; three sisters, Bea Doody and Marie Cullins both of Caribou and Shirley Tracy of Somersworth, N.H.; two brothers, Lawrence Gahagan of Caribou and Irvin Gahagan of Missouri; twenty grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Ouellette was predeceased by a son, Paul; three stepbrothers, Irvin, Reginald and Albert Gagne; a sister, Verna Perreault; two brothers, Thomas and Junior Gahagan and a great-granddaughter, Marissa Lloyd.
    Friends may call at the Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir Street, Caribou, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Thursday, December 24, 2009 from the Holy Rosary Catholic Church with the Very Rev. Jean Paul Labrie, pastor officiating. Spring interment will be in the Old Holy Rosary Cemetery. Friends who wish to contribute in memory of Mrs. Ouellette may do so through the Marissa Lloyd Sunshine fund C/O County Federal Credit Union, 82 Bennett Dr., Caribou, Maine 04736. For an online registry please go to