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Richard J. Desrocher

February 18, 1942 ~ November 9, 2017 (age 75)

The Piano Brothers

Richard J. Desrocher, 75, of Davis Street, West Warwick, RI, passed away on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Hope Hospice & Pallative Care RI, Providence, RI. Born in Providence, RI, he was the husband of Annette L. (Raboin). They were married for forty-three years. He was the son of the late Marcel J. and Regina M. (Lavallee) Desrocher.

Ricahrd shipping clerk for Whitman Products, LTD for twenty-five years until retiring. He also worked at Bradford Soap Works in West Warwick, RI for twelve years. He was a US Army Veteran serving in Vietnam War and he enjoyed making hand made furniture.

Besides his wife he is survived by a son; Gregory T. Desrocher and his wife Sarah, a brother; Ronald J. Desrocher and his wife Carol and a sister; Linda Murphy and her husband Martin.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 8:45 am from the Gorton-Menard Funeral Home, 721 Washington Street, Coventry, RI, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in the St. John & James Church, 20 Washington Street, West Warwick, RI. Burial with Military Honors will be in the RI Veterans Cemetery, Exeter, RI.

For online condolences please visit www.gortonmenardfuneralhome.com


 Service Information

Funeral Service
Thursday
November 16, 2017

8:45 AM
Gorton-Menard Funeral Home and Crematory
721 Washington Street
Coventry, RI 02816

Mass of Christian Burial
Thursday
November 16, 2017

10:00 AM
St. John & James Church
20 Washington Street
West Warwick, RI 02893


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