(Retired – Canadian Armed Forces)
With sadness the Ouellet Family announces that Yvon passed away peacefully at home Saturday evening, February 6, 2021 at the age of 73. Treasured husband and best friend of Sandy (nee Redpath) for almost 50 years. Cherished dad of Ray (Dawn) and Renelle Simmons (Brett), and grand-père of Andrea Simmons, Thomas Simmons, Jessica Currie and Taylar Robinson. Predeceased by a son Nicholas (1982). Dear brother of Gérald (Gisèle Laplante), Paul-Emile (Murielle), Gaëtane Ouellet, Jean (Marguerite), Laurent and Réjeanne Ouellet. Son of the late Théophile and Yvonne (nee Morency) Ouellet. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Yvon was always an active member of the local community as a Scout Leader with Scouts Canada, trainer for St. John’s Ambulance and the Sergeant at Arms of the Royal Canadian Legion Arnprior Branch 174, as well as an associate member of the Oblates. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and the St. John Chrysostom Church Choir. Special thanks to Dr. Boersma and the Bayshore Healthcare nurses for their amazing care. Yvon’s final care and arrangements were entrusted to the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior. Extended family and friends were invited to join us on their electronic devices for a Live Webcast Funeral Service on Thursday morning, February 11 at 11 o’clock. A Funeral Mass for Yvon will be held in St. John Chrysostom Church in the Spring. Interment Malloch Road Cemetery. In memory of Yvon, please consider a donation to the Arnprior and District Food Bank or L’Arche Arnprior.
A link to the live webcast is available just below the "Donations" tab on the left of this page. For those using cellular devices or tablets, please use the arrow next to the "Obituary" tab above to access the live webcast link. A recording of the service will also be uploaded and available after the service.