Eleanor M. Ouellette
Eleanor M. (Burkinshaw) Ouellette, 95, a former resident of Salem, passed away unexpectedly, Friday, December 23, 2022 at the Beverly Hospital. She was the devoted wife of the late Roger E. Ouellette, with whom she shared 63 years of marriage.
Born and raised in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Charles E. and Gertrude (Coffen) Burkinshaw. Eleanor was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed her homemaking talents. She also loved baking, knitting, playing cards and following the professional golf tournaments on television. Eleanor was a member of St. James Parish for many years. She was a devoted stay at home mom who will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her three daughters; Donna Keegan and husband Stephen of Gloucester, Patricia Paradis and husband Frank of Beverly, Carol Sachs and husband Jim Guthrie of Newburyport, her brother Kenneth Burkinshaw and wife Olive of Peabody, her sister, Marion “Maryanne” D’Ambrosio of Reading, and grandchildren, Megan Keegan, Ryan & Evan Paradis, Thomas & David Sachs. She also leaves her brother-in-law, Americo Martins of Peabody, nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her sisters, Frances, Peggy, Evelyn and Theresa.
Relatives and friends are invited to gather at the Levesque Funeral Home, 163 Lafayette S t. [Route 114 / 1-A] Salem on Friday, December 30, 2022 at 9:00
AM to be followed by her Mass of Christian Burial in St. Thomas the Apostle Church [Route 114] on the Salem / Peabody line at 10:00 AM. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Salem. Visiting hours at the funeral home will be on Thursday, Dec. 29th from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. For guest- book and to send a condolence message to her family, please visit www.LevesqueFunerals.com