Al Ouellette

A photo of Al Ouellette

Service:

Blenheim Legion
Tuesday July 31, 2018
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Visitation:

Blenheim Community Funeral Home
Tuesday July 31, 2018
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Alfred Joseph Ovila Ouellette, soulmate and husband of Helen (Demeurichy) for 19 years passed away at the Chatham-Kent Hospice with his family by his side on Thursday July 26, 2018. He will be missed by his children JP Ouellette & Arden of Burlington, Kristen Ouellette & Steve Burke of Ottawa and Allison Kloostra & Ken of Erieau. He was predeceased by their mother Gail Ouellette in 2014.

Al was born in Sudbury, the son of the late Annette & Alfred Ouellette Sr. He was one of six children and is survived by his sisters Rose Alma Sottile & Phil of Niagara Falls and Carmel Connelly of Courtice as well as his sisters in law Anna, Phyllis and Linda Ouellette all of Sudbury. He was predeceased by his brothers Don, Gerald and Claude.

Al was a long time employee of Navistar which was followed by a time at Southwestern Regional Centre where he retired in 2006. On July 3, 1999 he married Helen and his family grew to include her children Chris Cunningham & Billy Jo and Matthew Cunningham & Carlin both of Blenheim, a new sister-in-law Betty Anne Smith & George Szatori of Blenheim and a brother-in-law, Jack Demeurichy who passed away in 2014.

Al & Helen’s lives were made complete with the addition of their grandchildren Madeline, Ben, Max and Sam Ouellette, Jacob Ward, Keaton and Archer Kloostra, and Jolee, Miller, Max and Henry Cunningham. He will be missed by several nieces and nephews.

Al was proud to have been the President of the Chatham Jaycees from 1976-1977.

It was his wish that following cremation, a time of visitation be held and then an invitation be extended to his family and friends to gather at the Blenheim Royal Canadian Legion Branch 185 where he was a member for many years. In keeping with those wishes, friends are invited to the Blenheim Community Funeral Home on Tuesday July 31, 2018 from 2 – 5 p.m. Al’s Celebration of Life will then continue then at the Blenheim Legion from 5 – 7 p.m.

Friends wishing to remember Al with a memorial donation are asked to consider the C-K Hospice or the Cancer Society.

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Allison and family Please accept our sincere sympathy in the passing of your Father. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you at this very difficult time.

Dear Allison, Ken, Kristen and families, Our sincere condolences for the loss of your father. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Darcy and Mary Want and family.

Allyson & Ken Deepest sympathies for your recent loss. Our heart goes out to u. Anne Johnsom/Gary Chinnick

Dear Helen and Family Our sincere condolences to your family in the loss of Al. Treasure the special moments shared as a family in your hearts forever. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family Al and Bonnie Goldsmith

To JP and his family and Kristen & family and Allison and family I send you my deepest condolences. I know just how you feel right now as Al's brother Gerry has been gone only 1 year and a couple of months. He will be at peace now as he must have been suffering a lot. To Helen as time passes it will get easier but you will never forget. Take care of yourselves and know that Al is in a better place with his brothers waiting for him with open arms & so will his Mom...love you guys aunt Linda and family {Big hugs for all of you}

so very sorry for your loss.

Dear Helen and Family-So sorry to hear of Al's passing. Our thoughts are with you all. Nascar will never be the same without Al.

So sorry for your loss, our prayers and thoughts are with the family.