Ernest J. Ouellette

October 14, 1929 - December 16, 2016
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Ernest J. Ouellette, 87, a longtime Ludlow resident, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 16, 2016.  Son of the late Adrien and Juliette (Lambert) Ouellette, he was born October 14, 1929.  Ernest was a graduate of Cathedral High School and American International College.  He proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.  He worked for many years as an accountant for Westvaco.  After his retirement, he spent many years as a shuttle driver for Balise Motor Sales.


Ernest was a devout communicant of St. Elizabeth’s Parish in Ludlow and a member of its League of the Sacred Heart.  He was a volunteer at the Parish’s annual Meat Pie project as well as many other activities.


Ernest is survived by four daughters Carol McDaniel and her husband Patrick of Wilmington, NC, Susan (Rieck) Murray and her husband Jim of Hampden, Linda Belisle of Ludlow and Laurie Quinn and her husband Thomas of Milford, CT.  He also leaves his five beloved grandchildren Karen, Bridget, Katie, Kelly and Conor and a great-granddaughter Laysha.  Sadly he was predeceased by his grandson Scott  Rieck in 2006.

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Visitation Information

Visiting hours at the funeral home will be Tuesday, December 20, 2016 from 4:00-7:00 PM.

Service Information

Services celebrating Ernest’s life will be held Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 8:45 AM at the Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home, 64 Sewall St, Ludlow, MA followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Elizabeth’s Parish.  Rites of Committal will be private, at the convenience of the family.

Donation Information

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ernest’s memory may be made to St. Elizabeth’s Parish, 181 Hubbard St., Ludlow, MA 01056.


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Born: October 14, 1929
Died: December 16, 2016

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Louise Davignon Todd posted on 12/19/16

Carol, Sue, Linda, Laurie our heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your dad. You and your families are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Clyde and Louise Todd


June Gato Lombardi posted on 12/18/16

Sue and heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your dad...may God hold you in his arms through this difficult time...


Donna and Joe Adams posted on 12/18/16

We are so sorry for your loss. He was such a big part of all of your lives. His memory will be with you always.You are all in our thoughts and prayers!


Bonnie Lasiter posted on 12/17/16

Linda...and family. I am so sorry to hear of your dad passing. Tough time of year but stay strong as I am sure he would want youvto be. My prayers are with you and all the family, watch for the Red Cardinal, give the Cardinal a message and they will give your messsge to your loved one in heaven.


Michele Witowski posted on 12/17/16

Linda and family. My deepest sympathies on the passing of your father. I have fond memories of him. Peace. Michele Witowski


Heide Blackak posted on 12/17/16

Linda and Family, so sorry for the loss of your Dad


Kenny and Donna Barrow posted on 12/17/16

We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God grant you strength, comfort and peace as you mourn his passing.


Doug & Vivian Merriman posted on 12/17/16

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time.


Susan Lennox posted on 12/17/16

Heartfelt thoughts and prayers for you Linda, and for all of your family...So sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in your many loving memories and good times together as you walk through these days honoring your fathers life. Sending love, healing, and blessings