PITTSFIELD - Nelson M. Ouellette Sr., 84, passed away Jan. 10, 2013, at a Pittsfield health care facility. Born Oct. 5, 1928, in Eagle Lake, he was the son of Arthur and Esther (Mercier) Ouellette.
In 1946 Nelson started employment with A&P Tea Co. After retiring from the grocery business in 1972, he had been involved in housing construction. Medical conditions forced his retirement in 2010.
Nelson is survived by five sons, Nelson Jr. and wife, Carol, Gary, Arthur and wife, Susan, Kenneth and wife, Cindy, and Brandon and companion, Lorie Neal; one daughter, Andrea McCannell and husband, Aaron; brothers, James and wife, Patricia, Merlon and wife, Cheryl, and Roland and wife, Sharon; two sisters Jeannette Chandler and Joan Surh; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Nelson was predeceased by his parents; and one brother, Wilson.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at St. Agnus Catholic Church, Pittsfield.