- Orella Annette (DuBois) Veilleux, 88, went home to be with the lord on January 9, 2017, surrounded by her loving husband and children. Orella was born on January 14, 1928, in Waterville, the daughter of Ernest DuBois and Alba (LaChance) DuBois. Orella was the last survivor of 8 children. Orella married Lionel Veilleux on November 11, 1947 and they had 69 wonderful years together.
Orella and Nel's Catholic faith was a very important part of their everyday life. She loved nothing more than spending time with her family. Orella found enjoyment while picking berries, going for daily walks and playing cards with family and friends.
Orella is survived by her husband, Lionel and their 7 children, David of Bucksport, Alba Thompson of Hampden, Robert and his wife, Elizbeth Day of Montville, Charles and his wife, Sandy of Bucksport, John and his wife, Brenda of Verona, Mary Veilleux of Augusta and Jeanne and her husband, Steven Lord of Hampden.
Orella was Memere to 13 grandchildren, Travis Veilleux, David Pooler, Shelly Conway, Trever Veilleux, Corey Veilleux, Matthew Veilleux, Danielle Taliento, Benjamin Arnold, Samuel Veilleux, Emma Veilleux, Sophie Veilleux, Tyler Lord and Abby Lord. Orella was also Memere Lala to 12 great-grandchildren.
At her request, there will be no visiting hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated for her at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Bucksport on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 1:00 pm. Dessert and coffee will follow at MacLeod's Restaurant. All family and friends are welcome.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Post Office Box S, Bucksport, Maine 04416.
Arrangements under the direction of Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Bucksport.