SPENCER: Arthur L. Desroches, 70, of Hastings Road died Friday, March 2 in Worcester Rehab. & Health Center after a long illness.
He leaves his wife of 46 years, Marilyn L. (Viggers) Desroches, a son Jarod A. Desroches and his fiance Claire G. Lavoie of Malden, a daughter Stacie L. Horgan of Southbridge, a granddaughter Alexa D. Desroches of Southbridge a great granddaughter Aubrie J. Desroches of Southbridge, a brother Philip Desroches and his wife Melissa of Sturbridge, a sister Marie Hocking and her husband Charles of Taunton and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by a brother Normand Desroches.
Arthur was born in Worcester, son of Ernest and Lorraine (Beauchamp) Desroches. He was a HVAC technician for 31 years at UMass Hospital retiring in 2005. He enjoyed bowling, camping and spending time with his family. He loved going to the beach. He served his country in the United States Airforce.
A Memorial service will be held Friday at 6:00 PM in J. HENRI MORIN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 23 Maple Terr., Spencer. Calling hours will precede the service from 4:00-6:00 PM. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer's Assoc. of MA/NH, 309 Waverly Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452.