(1910 - 2004)

The death of Placide J. Ouellette, husband of Mary Richard (LeBlanc) Ouellette and the late Matilda (LeBlanc) Ouellette, occurred on August 3, 2004, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born 15 July 1910 in Acadieville, NB, he was the son of the late Joseph and Anatasie (Vautour) Ouellette.
He moved to Saint John and worked Port of Saint John for 16 years before establishing P. Ouellette General Contractors in Dartmouth, Sydney and Saint John. He is survived by his sons Ronald and his wife Margo, Leo and his wife Margaret, Robert and his wife Ruth, his daughters Tilda Richard and Lilly Ouellette, all of Saint John, his sisters Rita Bourque of Roserville, NB, Elodie Arsenault of Los Angeles, California, his twenty-four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his step-daughters Muriel Langlais and her husband Emile, Deanna Chaison, Alma Doiron and her husband Johnny, Shirley Musson and her husband Anthony, step-sons Paul LeBlanc, Richard Leblanc, Emery LeBlanc, and twenty-four step grandchildren. He was predeceased by his sons Norman and Yvon, his brothers Eddie, Alphie and Gerard and his sisters Ida, Ena, Ozalie and Florance.
Resting at Brenan's Bay View Select Community Funeral Home, 1461 Manawagonish Road (634-7425), with visiting on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, August 6, 2004, at 10:00 AM, from St. Rose of Lima Church. Interment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery. Remembrances made to the charity of choice would be appreciated