1967 – 2015

JAY — James Sheldon Ouellette, 47, a resident of Jay, died Wednesday, Sept. 30, at his home.

He was born Nov. 11, 1967, in Lewiston, the son of Elmore Ouellette and Elaine (Deshaies) Doiron. He was a 1986 graduate of Jay High School. Following graduation, he served for two years in the U.S. Army. He received his degree in industrial electronics at Southern Maine Vocational Technical Institute. Jim later went to work for the Otis specialty paper mill in Jay. He continued his education at Central Maine Community College and later worked as a leadman at Bath Iron Works. He was a communicant of St. Rose of Lima Church.

Jim founded pee-wee basketball, T-Ball, and flag football and served as president for Area Youth Sports for several years. Jim was a loving and devoted father and enjoyed following his children’s sports and events.

He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Elaine and Norman Doiron of Jay; his father and stepmother, Elmore and Joanne Ouellette of Georgetown, S.C.; his daughter, Victoria Ouellette of Boca Raton, Fla.; two sons, James and Max Ouellette of Jay; his brother, Rick Ouellette and his wife, Chrissy, of Germantown, Tenn., and their children, Ciera and Elizabeth; and his brother, Doug Ouellette and his wife, Lori, of Texarkana, Texas, and their children, Connor and Alex; his special cousin, Jackie Horton of Jay; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Messages of condolence may be sent to www.finleyfuneralhome.com.

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