Arthur L. Ouellette, 91, of Methuen, passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019, at High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill, Massachusetts, with his loving family by his side.
The youngest child of the late Jean and Roseanna Ouellette, Arthur was born in Sanford, Maine, on September 20, 1928. As a young man, he moved to Lawrence with his family. He was a veteran of the US Army, having served during the Korean conflict. Upon his return from the service, he worked in the Arlington Mills in Lawrence, Interstate Vending, and ultimately retired after working at St. Anne’s Parish.
Arthur’s religion was very important to him and he was a long time member of Sacred Heart Parish. He enjoyed music, square dancing, spending time at the Senior Center in Methuen playing pool and 45’s. He mostly loved spending time with his family including children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
Arthur was predeceased by his wife of 53 years, Rita Ouellette, as well as his four brothers and two sisters. He is survived by two sons, Kenneth and his wife Joni of Salem, NH, and Richard and his wife Yupin of Wilton, NH, and one daughter, Carol and her husband Brett Burgard of Plaistow, NH. He also leaves five grandchildren: Stacy, Christina, Daniel, Rachel, and Kelly, as well as five great-grandchildren. He was an important part of his family and will be greatly missed by all who loved him.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., at Dewhirst and Boles Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen, Massachusetts. A private burial will be held at a later date.
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