Elizabeth Ann Ouellette, 86, of 243 Broad Street in Claremont, NH, died Friday (June 23, 2017) at Sullivan County Healthcare in Unity, NH, following a period of failing health.
She was born in Plymouth, NH, on December 14, 1930, the daughter of William D. and Mabel (Gosley) Goodwin and had been a Claremont resident since 1949. Elizabeth had been employed by area shoe manufacturing firms including International Shoe, Adina and Sportwelt. She had also been employed as a cook at St. Mary Rectory. Elizabeth enjoyed traveling, knitting, crocheting, playing cards with her friends and square dancing. She also volunteered for many functions. On July 1, 1950 she married Edward J. Ouellette. He predeceased her on March 17, 2015.
Members of her family include three sons, Michael Ouellette and his wife, Karen, Claremont, NH; Gary Ouellette and his wife, Mary Ann, Claremont, NH; Randall Ouellette and his wife, Marcia, Vergennes, VT; two daughters, Judy Tacy and her husband, Don, South Charlestown, NH; Darlene Clark and her husband, Michael, Manchester, NH; twelve grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by two brothers, William Goodwin and Lewis Goodwin, a half brother, Eugene Fountaine and a half sister, Laura Gahagan.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Tuesday (June 27) at St. Mary’s Church with the Rev. Shawn M. Therrien, pastor, celebrating and the Rev. Gerard Dauphinais, con-celebrating.
Friends may call at the Roy Funeral Home, 93 Sullivan Street, Claremont, NH on Monday from 4 – 7 pm.
Committal services will be held at a later date in St. Mary’s Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
The family suggests that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to the Sullivan County Healthcare, Patient Activity Fund. 5 Nursing Home Drive, Claremont, NH 03743.
The family invites you to share a memory of Elizabeth with them or leave a message of condolence in the family guest book at www.royfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Roy Funeral Home and Cremation Service.
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