Dr. Paul H. Ouellette
Long time Nashua dentist and resident Paul Henry Ouellette, DMD passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on May 6, 2018 at Community Hospice House of Merrimack. He was one month shy of his 87th birthday. Paul is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 35 years, Lise Pellerin Ouellette and his five children, Michelle Anderson of Manchester, NH; Stephan Ouellette and husband Dennis of Redwood Valley, CA; Thomas Ouellette, DMD and wife Clare of Denver, CO; Andrew Ouellette and wife Amy of East Granby, CT; Paul David Ouellette and wife Danielle of Nashua, NH. He is also survived by five step-children Andrée, Christiane, Raymond, Michel, Francois and their families, all of Quebec, Canada. Paul was the proud grandfather of 15 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. He also leaves behind many long and dear friendships.
Paul was born June 19, 1931 in Swampscott, MA and raised in Nashua by parents Henry John and Elfrida (Hebert) Ouellette. He is predeceased by his sister, Jeanne. Paul was a 1949 graduate of Nashua High School, a 1953 graduate of The College of the Holy Cross and a 1957 graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. After graduating, he served 3 years in the United States Dental Corps stationed at the Harvey Barracks/Kitzingen Army Airfield in Kitzingen, Germany, achieving the rank of Captain. In 1960 he returned to Nashua where he opened his dental practice. Paul contributed to the Nashua and NH Dental communities for over 50 years and was a member of the New Hampshire Dental Society. Upon the sale of his dental practice in 1998, Paul worked as a dental consultant for Delta Dental in Concord for over 15 years before finally retiring well into his 80s. He also served 6 years as a member of the Nashua School Board, including one term as President. Dr. Ouellette will be most remembered in the community as a kind, compassionate and well-respected family dentist to so many in the greater Nashua Community. He was a long time member of the Nashua Country Club where his love of golf and many dear friendships kindled and flourished. He was also a long time communicant of St. Aloysius of Gonzaga Parish in Nashua.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the staffs of St. Joseph Hospital, Courville at Nashua and Community Hospice House in Merrimack for their attentive and compassionate care.
A Catholic funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, May 18, 2018, at 10 a.m. at St. Aloysius of Gonzaga Parish in Nashua. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations in his memory be made to Community Hospice House in Merrimack, N.H., or to the charity of your choice.