Paula M. Ouellette

Date of Passing:

January 10, 2021

Ouellette, Paula M. (Gonsalves), 73, formerly of Riverside and Tiverton, died unexpectedly on January 10, 2021 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH. She was the wife of the late Raymond A. Ouellette for forty one years.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Anthony and Alice (Vasconcellos) Gonsalves, she lived in East Providence for 30 years, Tiverton for 5 years and North Thetford, Vermont for 10 years.

Mrs. Ouellette was a librarian at Our Lady of Fatima High School for 8 years before retiring in 1992.

Paula was a graduate of East Providence High School Class of 1965.

Mrs. Ouellette was a former communicant, eucharistic minister, lecture and financial officer at St. Brendan Church, Riverside for over 30 years.

Paula enjoyed painting, traveling with family and friends to various resorts and spending time with her loving grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is survived by a son, Timothy P. Ouellette and his wife Kathy of North Thetford, Vermont, six grandchildren and four great grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Ann-Marie Blake and sister of the late Anthony Gonsalves Jr.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, January 18, 2021 in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside, RI at 10 a.m. The Mass will be livestreamed at

Calling hours and flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Paula’s memory can be made to The FH Foundation, 80 East Colorado Blvd, Suite 180, Pasadena, CA 91101 [email protected].

Online Condolences


  1. Tim, we are so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother.
    She and your father were friends at St Brendan’s. I was also in the choir with him for many years. Sincere condolences to you and your family.

  2. So sorry for your loss. Paula was a special lady. We have had some good times together. I wish the best to all the family and friends. May God be with you and that you find peace.

  3. Our deepest sympathies to the Ouellette family. Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Many blessings!

  4. So sorry for your loss

  5. Tim and family,
    So sorry for your loss.
    My late husband and I were friends of Ray
    and Paula. I had you and Annmarie at St. Brendan’s where I
    Love and Prayers,
    Muriel Woodcock

  6. My deepest sympathy to the Ouellette family. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May she rest in peace.
    With Sympathy,
    Barbara Batz
    ( Jennifer Belota’s Mom )

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