Dorothy (Petroules) Ouellette Print E-mail


Dorothy (Petroules) Ouellette

loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend

Dorothy (Petroules) Ouellette, 92, of Lowell, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 30th at Lowell General Hospital in Lowell. She was the beloved wife of the late Emery L. Ouellette.

Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, May 16, 1926, a daughter of the late Nicholas and Aphrodite (Tsanopoulos) Petroules, she attended Lowell schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School. 

Before retiring, Dorothy was employed as a Central Supply Technician for St John’s Hospital (now known as Lowell General Hospital – Saint’s Campus) for over 15 years. Previously, she worked at Raytheon Corporation in South Lowell.

A longtime member of the Hellenic Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity in Lowell, she was active with the Philoptochos Society.

Dorothy is survived by two sons Charles L. “Chuck” Ouellette and his wife Sharon of Chelmsford, MA and Lawrence N. Ouellette of Westford, MA; a granddaughter Amy T. Ouellette; two grandsons Nicholas L. Ouellette and Robert C. Ouellette; one sister Arlene Arguoyan  of Lowell; and many nieces and nephews.

She was also the sister of the late Georgia Mitides, Anne Mercier, Polly Ottariano, Michael Petroules, James Petroules, Peter Petroules and Theodore Petroules.  Also the mother-in-law to the late Lori (O'Neil) Ouellette. 

Friends may call at the O'DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 1 to 5 P.M. on Sunday. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Service to be celebrated on Monday morning at the HOLY TRINITY GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH in Lowell at 11:00AM.  Burial to follow in Westlawn Cemetery. E-condolences/directions at Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to Alzheimer's Association P.O. Box 96011. Washington, D.C. 20090-6011. Arrangements by Funeral Director James F. O'Donnell, Jr. (978) 458-8768.


Condolences (2)
  • Frank Rouine  - Deepest Sympathy
    Chuck, Larry and Family, I am very sorry for your loss. I have good memories of Dot from working at the hospital many years ago. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
  • Lois Wheaton  - To Ouellette Family
    My sincerest condolences to you at this time of your loss of your Mother and Grandmother. I remember Dot from St.John’s Hospital and her years of working the night shift there. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this sad time.
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