Roland Clement DesrochesNovember 22, 1921 ~ September 15, 2017 (age 95)
Passed away peacefully at the Georgian Bay General Hospital on Friday, September 15, 2017, in his 96th year. Beloved husband of the late Régina Desroches (nee Cascagnette) and Simone Robitaille (Marchildon). Devoted and loving father of Bernard (Bryde), Alice Bromley (the late Joe), John (Laura), Jeanne (Ron), Denis and Charles (Maryse). Predeceased by son Roger. A loving pepère to 16 grandchildren and grand-pepère to 17 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by siblings; Gabriel Joseph Desroches, Vivianne Génier (late Armand), Joseph Harold Desroches (survived by Doris), Hazel Robitaille (late Lucien), Germaine Speers (late Jack), Raymond Michael Desroches and Antoinette Mabel Desroches. Survived by Bertrand Abel Desroches (late Leona), Véronique Tremblay (Gilles), Monique Phillips (Don) and Bernadette Laganière (predeceased by Claude). He will be fondly remembered by the family of Simone Robitaille. A celebration of life for Roland will be held at La Clé d’La Baie, 63 Main Street, Penetanguishene on Saturday, November 4th from 1:30-4 p.m. If desired, memorial donations to the Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to LeClair Cremation Centre.