In Memory of Robert Ouellette(1949 - 2017)
- Robert Ouellette
- Joshua, Marie, Jacob, Monica, Nathan
- Birth Date
- September 21, 1949
- Blessing Date
- August 25, 1992
- Ascension Date
- April 30, 2017
- Local Church
- Jacksonville Family Church
Our beloved brother, Robert Ouellette, of the Jacksonville Family Church in Florida, ascended to the spiritual world on Sunday, April 30, 2017 after a stroke. Robert met our True Parents 44 years ago and has served in many leadership positions over the years, in New Hampshire, where he was also elected as a State Representative, and in Florida, where he served as UPF Director and Pastor. His generous, warm heart will forever be remembered as well as his dedication to God and True Parents.
Bob is survived by his wife Yasuko (Kim), children: Joshua, Marie, Jacob, Monica, and Nathan, daughter in law Yukiko, and two grandchildren.
Let us join together to support Bob's family, and pray for his victorious transition to a glorious new life in the spiritual world, where our True Father and many saints are waiting for him with open hearts and arms.
Following is a bio and service information for Robert from his family and pastor.
Dr. Ki Hoon Kim
Dr. Michael Balcomb
Robert Ouellette ascended on April 30, 2017 from a stroke. He was diagnosed with cancer and during an operation in September, he suffered a stroke which left him paralyzed. Bob joined the Unification Movement in New Hampshire in 1973. He was active in witnessing in New Hampshire and Arizona, bringing many prominent guests to see our vision of peace and attend the American Leadership Conferences. He also worked with a special prison project in New Jersey as well.
Bob was Blessed with Yasuko (Kim) in 1992 at the 30,000 Couples’ Blessing and is the father of Joshua, Marie, and Jacob. Bob has two children from a previous marriage – Monica and Nathan. Nathan was blessed with Yukiko in 2000 and gave Bob two beautiful blessed grandchildren.
Bob was chosen by True Father to be one of the original American Constitution Committee leaders in 1987 and was elected to the New Hampshire State House as a State Representative. After eight successful years, he moved to Florida and worked as the State Director of the Universal Peace Federation.
Bob worked on the annual Parents’ Day celebration where his contacts were nominated to be Parents of the Year from Florida. Bob organized an impressive award ceremony in cooperation with the Catholic Church for this important family oriented event. He served as the pastor of the Jacksonville Family Church for two years and then became active in the Palm Coast Family Church, which the Ouellette family attended.
Before Bob passed away, he had been working as the Northeast Florida Coordinator of the Society of St. Andrew, a non-profit gleaning organization.
Bob is survived by his wife Yasuko (Kim), children: Joshua, 22, Marie, 20, Jacob, 19, Monica, and Lt. USN Nathan Ouellette, daughter in law Yukiko, and two grandchildren.Bob will be remembered as a great patriot, noble leader, loving husband, and father. He is known for his warm, generous heart, wonderful sense of humor and his devotion to God and True Parents. He was truly a man that lived for the sake of others.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at 10 AM, at the Riverside Baptist Church, 2650 Park St. Jacksonville, FL 32204.
Condolences and Donations can be sent directly to the family, c/o Kim Ouellette, 4162 Saunders Dr., Middleburg, FL 32068.
- 10:00 AM
- Saturday, May 13, 2017
- Riverside Baptist Church - 2650 Park St. Jacksonville, FL 32204