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Homer L. Ouellette

1926 - 2016 PITTSFIELD Homer L. Ouellette, 90, of 28 Hopewell Drive, Pittsfield, died August 11, 2016 at the Berkshire Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. Born in Pittsfield on March 18, 1926, the son of Aldolph and Anne Corcoran Ouellette, he was a 1944 graduate of Pittsfield High School. Homer enlisted with the United States Navy on May 16, 1944 and served on the USS LSM 116 during WWII. He then re-enlisted and served on the USS Glennon DD840 in the Korean War and was honorably discharged on June 9, 1953. Homer was employed by General Electric for forty years where he was a Manufacturing Program Manager. Homer was an avid outdoorsman and naturalist, he had a camp known as the "Owl's Nest" in Vermont where he loved to spend time with his family and friends. He enjoyed ice fishing and fly fishing; he even tied his own flies. He enjoyed trivia, crossword puzzles, and being a handyman and gardener. He was also a fan of the New England Patriots. More than anything, he enjoyed being with his family. Homer was a longtime, active member of the Dalton American Legion, where he held numerous offices and proudly served on the honor guard. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, the former Muriel "Murph" Dupuis, whom he married July 23, 1949; a daughter Monica Jardin and her husband Kenneth of Hebron, CT; a son Mark Ouellette and his wife Jeanie of Seattle, WA; his two grandsons, Philip Torrey and his wife Alexis of Arlington, MA and Daniel Jardin of Dallas, TX; his great grandson Jack Ouellette Torrey; his brother Paul Ouellette of Lanesboro, MA; his sister Jeanne Brighenti of Lee, MA; and many loving nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister Ann Flint. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Homer L. Ouellette, 90, who died August 11, 2016 will be held Tuesday, August 16, at 9:15 a.m. from DERY FUNERAL HOME with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Agnes Church celebrated by Rev. Christopher A. Malatesta, Pastor. Burial will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Calling hours will be Monday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Homer's memory may be made to in care of the Funeral Home, 54 Bradford Street, Pittsfield.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Aug. 13, 2016
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