Salem- Robert "Bob" Eliot Ouellette, 73, of Somerville, MA, passed away Sunday morning, April 10, 2016 in Chelsea. He was the son of the late Rosario and Edna (Brunet) Ouellette. Born in Salem, Robert was a six year U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam War. After his honorable discharge in 1972, Robert lived for a time at home in Salem before moving for Somerville where he lived most of his life. Bob worked for many years at St. Catherine's School in Somerville as building and grounds maintenance retiring in 2014.
Robert is survived by his sisters, Gloria Denis of Seabrook, NH, Barbara Blanchette of North Hampton, NH, Joanne Davis and her husband Parker of Salem, MA; and a brother Gerard Ouellette and his wife Janice of North Berwick, ME, and several nieces and nephews. Along with his parents, Robert is predeceased by his sister, Patricia Michaud formerly of Ipswich, MA, and his brothers-in-law Robert Denis, and Billy Blanchette.
Relatives and friends are invited to visiting hours in the Berube & Sons Funeral Home, 191 Lafayette St. Salem, Thursday from 3-6pm and to funeral services Friday at 9am followed by a funeral Mass in Ste. Anne Church, Jefferson Ave. Salem at 10am. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Salem. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his name to the American Heart Association PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241. For guest book and directions please visit www.BerubeFuneralHome.com.