Saturday, 14 July 1928 - Wednesday, 06 June 2018
Funeral Date: Tuesday, 12 June 2018
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Caribou-Theresa Marquis Ouillette, 89 died June 6, 2018 at Van Buren. She was born in Van Buren July 14, 1928 the daughter of the late William and Adele (Castonguay) Marquis. She was a 1947 graduate of Van Buren Girls School and following graduation, she worked at Northern National Bank in Van Buren for four years. Theresa married Richard Ouillette November 27, 1950, and together they raised seven children. He predeceased her in December 2016 following more than 66 years of marriage. She was a communicant of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, where she was a faithful member of the Ladies of St. Anne and the Daughters of Isabella. She was a member and past President of the Lister Knowlton Post 9389 VFW Ladies Auxiliary, where she also held numerous other positions over the years. She was also a member of the Henry B. Prat Post 15 American Legion. Mrs. Ouillette was employed at Cochran’s Hallmark for many years and following her retirement she became a dedicated volunteer at Cary Medical Center. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and she loved her family dearly. The joy of her retirement was being able to travel with Richard to visit her children, near and far. She is survived by three sons; Mark and wife Gwen of Pittsfield, MA., Robert and wife Judy of Tucson, AZ., and Shawn and wife Julie of Pittsfield, MA., three daughters; Gail and husband Jon Langley of Caribou, Sharon Wall of Casco and Michelle and husband Paul Mistler of Scarborough. Ten grandchildren; Jeff and Brent Langley, Tim and Monique Ouillette, Danielle Welch, Christopher, Casey, and Lily Ann Ouillette. Hannah and Luke Mistler. Five great granddaughters; Amelia Langley, Anne and Jane Welch, and Sadie and Evie Ouillette, five great grandsons; Dalton and Samuel Langley, Elijah and Matthew Welch, and Hunter Ouillette. Two sisters; Gemma Geisman, and Robertine Dryer both of Sebastian, FL., One brother; Lucien “Pete” Marquis New Hampshire, a daughter in law Rita Ouillette of Portland . Many nieces and nephews. Theresa was predeceased by her son Glen, five brothers; The Rev. Irenee Marquis, CSSR, Robert, Alyre, Gerald, and L. Philip Marquis, four sisters; Sister Fernande Marquis SCIM, Pauline Beaulieu, and Geraldine Beaupre, Carmen Doucette , a granddaughter Katie Ouillette. Friends may call at the Mockler Funeral Home 24 Reservoir Street Caribou Tuesday June 12, 2018 from 9:00am until time of services. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:00 from the Parish of the Precious Blood, Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Interment will be in the Old Holy Rosary Cemetery. Friends who wish to contribute in memory of Mrs. Ouillette may do so through the Jefferson Cary Oncology Clinic PO Box 89 Caribou Maine 04736. www.mocklerfuneralhome.com
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