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Obituary for Pauline Ouellette (Cote)

Pauline Yvonne Ouellette, 86, of Tariffville, passed away surrounded by her family on Wednesday, September 27, 2023, at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, CT. She was born in Biddeford, Maine on March 30, 1937 to Romeo and Blanche (Doyon) Cote. She had many fond memories of summers at Old Orchard Beach. She moved to Hartford, CT where she met the love of her life, John Ouellette. They were married on May 7, 1966 and moved to Tariffville, CT where they raised two sons, Michael and David.

Pauline loved the casino, playing bingo and slots. She enjoyed travel with John and her siblings, visiting locations in the Caribbean, Mexico and the western United States. Pauline appreciated time with her grandchildren, especially at Christmas.

She was predeceased by her husband, John Ouellette and her brothers Fernand, Raymond, Donald and Paul Cote and her sister Yvette Ledoux Ouellette.
She is survived by two sons Michael Ouellette and his wife Diane, David Ouellette and his wife Maggie and Pauline’s brother Norman Cote. She is also survived by her grandchildren Tyler, Madison, Allie, Anthony, Luke and Jack, her grand-dogs Dash, CeCe and Archie and many nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be Friday, October 6th from 5:00-7:00pm at the Vincent Funeral Home, 880 Hopmeadow St. in Simsbury, CT. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held at on Saturday, October 7th at 10:00am at St. Mary’s Church, 942 Hopmeadow St. in Simsbury followed by an interment at St. Bernard’s Cemetery in Tariffville. Please visit Pauline’s “Book of Memories” at for online tributes.