Laura Ouellette, 99, of Saco, passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Seal Rock Healthcare in Saco. She was born February 8, 1920, in Wallagrass, ME, daughter of the late Joseph and Jane (Guimond) Belanger, and was educated in Wallagrass schools.
In 1936 she married Dowrence Ouellette in Eagle Lake. The came here in the early 1940’s
Laura was a stitcher for more than 25 years, working at Kesslen Shoe in Kennebunk, and Herman Shoe in Scarborough.
She loved knitting, donating her mittens to schools and churches; she was an avid reader and puzzle maker whose favorite time was spent with her family
She was predeceased by her husband Dowrence Ouellette in 1984, a daughter Doris Desmond, her grandson, Wayne Collins, and her 6 siblings.
She is survived by two sons; Norman Ouellette and wife Dorothy of Scarborough, Roger Ouellette and wife Bonnie of Saco, daughter Mona Meserve and her husband Alton “Whitey” of Hollis, 8 grandchild: Michael Meserve, Sr., Brian Meserve, Mark Ouellette, Kelley Tukey, Todd Ouellette,, Laurie Souliere , Julie Croteau, and Missy Banville as well 20 great grandchildren, 9 great great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to attend calling hours at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford, ME from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Monday, January 13, 2020. A funeral service will follow at noon in the Hope Chapel. Interment will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery, 293 Beach St. in Saco. To share condolences online, please visit www.hopememorial.com. In lieu of flowers, donations in Laura’s memory may be made to: Hospice of Southern Maine 180 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough, ME 04074.