James "Jim" P. Ouimette, of Woonsocket, died January 4, 2021 at age 65. Predeceased by his mother Clare M. (Byrnes) Ouimette. He is survived by his daughters, Kathryn B. Ouimette, and Elizabeth A. Ouimette; his father, Leo E. Ouimette; brothers, Stephen E. Ouimette, Michael L. Ouimette, Thomas B. Ouimette, and Edmund L. Ouimette; and his sister, Carol A. McCourt.
Born in Providence, Jim was raised in Woonsocket, RI and was a graduate of Mt. St. Charles Academy Class of 1973, after which he attended the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. Jim then moved to Rochester, NY where he lived for twenty-five years while raising his family. He served as Vice President of Empire Electric Supply Co. and also owned & operated the Lighting Store. Jim was involved in youth sports serving as a coach for Greece Girls Soccer and basketball for seven years. He was an avid golfer, a student of history, having a quick wit and keen sense of humor.
After returning to RI in 2004, he managed a number of wholesale electrical distributorships, finishing his career in the auto parts industry.
Due to current Covid-19 restrictions, a service will be held at a later date to be announced. Arrangements are under the direction of the Holt Funeral Home, 510 South Main St., Woonsocket, RI. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to East House, 259 Monroe Ave. #200, Rochester, NY, 14607.
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