Rob "Rowdy" J. Desroches

November 19, 1967 ~ January 29, 2019 (age 51)

Death notice




Robert Joseph Desroches

November 19, 1967 – January 29, 2019

The legend – Rob, Rowdy, Robbie, Eddie, Dougie, Rooster. 

He was one of a kind,

Always the life of the party,

Always wore a smile,

Always raised his glass cause

“it’s the clink that makes the drink!”

Always enjoyed life, surrounded by family,

friends and good times

Son of the late Eddie & Anne Desroches, husband of Pauline Laurin, father to Robbie Desroches, brother of Paula Milbury (Don) and Michelle Irish (Glen), uncle to Becky Junior (Jonathan), Daniel Milbury (Kortney) and Kaleb Irish, and great uncle to Jack and James Junior and Annabelle Milbury. Dear brother-in-law to Richard Laurin, Patsy Shiner (Dave), Bob Laurin (Darlene), Sue Laurin (Ed), the late Diane Laurin and Michelle Beauchamp (Jeff). Will be fondly remembered by his aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews,  and so many friends!

A Celebration of Life will be held at the North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre on Friday February 8th from 2pm-8pm with a time for reflection at 2:45 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, please inspire kindness and pay it forward. Donations to the Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre and the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated and will be received by LeClair Cremation Centre.

Our family chain is broken and nothing seems the same but as

God calls us one by one the chain will link again.





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