Jessica Leigh Ouellette, 22, Registered Nurse

jessica_ouelletteJessica Leigh Ouellette, 22, of Haverhill, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Sept. 10 after being stricken ill suddenly.

Born in Haverhill, she was the daughter of Robert O. Ouellette Jr. and Lucille M. (Penta) Ouellette. Raised in Haverhill, she  attended St. Joseph’s Grammar School and was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, class of 2011. Continuing her education, she received her degree in nursing from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, graduating this past May.

Ouellette was employed as a registered nurse for the Home Health VNA., Lawrence, for the past five months. Her dream in life was to eventually become a maternity nurse as she loved children. She enjoyed swimming and loved going to the beach.

She leaves her best friend and mother, Lucille M. (Penta) Ouellette, of Haverhill; father, Robert R. Ouellette Jr., of South Lawrence; boyfriend, Dale Fournier, of Salem; brother, Jeffrey C. Emerson Jr, and his wife, Oleyssa, of North Carolina; grandmothers, Lucille M. (Dichard) Penta, of Haverhill and Cynthia Ouellette, of South Lawrence; niece, Steffanie I. Emerson, of North Carolina; aunt, Robyn Toscano and her husband William, of South Lawrence; cousin, Corey Toscano, of Philadelphia; and numerous great aunts, great uncles and cousins. She was predeceased by her grandfathers, Charles J. Penta Sr., Robert R. Ouellette Sr., her cousin, Krista Toscano, and uncle, Charles J. Penta Jr.

Friends and family are invited to call on Wednesday, Sept. 16, from 4: to 7 p.m., at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main St. Haverhill. Funeral services begin Thursday morning at 9 from the funeral home with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10 a.m., at All Saints Church, 120 Bellevue Ave. Haverhill. Burial will follow at St. Patrick’s Cemetery, North Broadway, Haverhill.