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Raymond "Ray" Ouellette

OUELLETTE, Raymond "Ray" - A resident of Chatham, Raymond "Ray" Ouellette passed away at the Windsor Regional Hospital - Ouellette Campus on Thursday, October 4, 2018 in his 70th year. Raymond was the son of the late Gerard & Beulah (nee Myers) Ouellette. Devoted husband of 49 years to Linda (nee Fox) Ouellette. Loving father of Andrea Brearley (Jeff White) of Windsor and Bryon Ouellette (Christine) of Ruscom Station. Grandfather of Jaxon & Jordyn Brearley, Abby & Nolan White, Parker Ouellette, and Madison & Logan Peltier. Brother of Betty Hummer of London, Gary & Wendy Ouellette of Newbury, Randy Ouellette of St. Catherines and Mark & Bonita Ouellette of Priceville. Son-in-law of Georgena Fox of Wallaceburg & brother-in-law of Carol Mabey (David) of Port Lambton. He will be missed by many nieces & nephews. Ray was the proud owner of Memory Lane Restorations in Thamesville and was a car & collectible enthusiast. He was a devoted coach for both men & woman slow pitch baseball leagues in Chatham, was the king of one-liners & never left home without his suspenders. He will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and colleagues. The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the Windsor Regional Hospital nursing staff of the 5th floor & ICU. Family to receive friends on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham from 2:00 - 4:00 pm & 7:00 - 9:00 pm. A Funeral Service to take place on Wednesday at 10:00 am at the Funeral Home. Burial to follow in Maple Leaf Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Windsor Regional Hospital ICU - Ouellette Campus. Online condolences may be left for the family at McKINLAY FUNERAL HOME 459 St. Clair Street Chatham 519-351-2040 13305052
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So saddened
Posted by Kenneth bell (Good Friend) On Friday, October 12, 2018
Was talken cars to a friend yesterday and reffered to Ray asking me back in June to consider doing some work for him as he had a semi full of jewells from California that needed some tender loving care !

Saddened i declined to take on the work as i always had Ray do my appraisal for 25 years .

Please accept my deepest of sympathy to famil and friends .

Golf Buddy
Posted by Ron (Golf buddy) On Thursday, October 11, 2018
We didn't play too many rounds of golf but we had more fun then any one out there! Truly great MEMORY'S.

RIP Ray... My buddy "Big Chief"

Linda and family
Posted by Linda and Lyle Erickson (customer) On Wednesday, October 10, 2018
So sorry to hear about Ray.May you find comfort in all of your memories.
In Sympathy
Posted by Becky Bechard (friend/co-worker) On Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Dear Linda & Family;

I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that my thoughts & prayers are with you in this difficult time.


In Sympathy
Posted by Claudia Jearns (Friend) On Monday, October 8, 2018
Linda & family: So sorry to read of Ray's passing. Haven't seen him around Chatham in some time. Have many great memories in the good old days of slow pitch with Ray coaching us ladies! He was passionate about our games & we always had lots of laughs with him & our teammates. Especially recall our Niagara Falls tournament on your anniversary I believe! So many crazy moments.


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