Roland Joseph Armand (Dick) Desrochers
was born on November 20th, 1925 in Mariapolis, Manitoba & passed away on May 15th, 2008 in Vernon, BC. Dick will be lovingly remembered by his son; Robert Desrochers of Enderby, BC, his daughter; Roberta (Geoff) Forster of Vernon, BC, his step-daughter; Shirley (Doug) Fuller of Houston, BC, two brothers; Norman (Diana) Desrochers of Calgary, Alberta & Firmin (Lena) Desrochers of Winnipeg, Manitoba, three sisters; Theresa (Andy) Hacault of Dunrae, Manitoba, Ida Ferens of Winnipeg, Manitoba & Imelda (Paul) Benoit of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Dick was preceded in death by his spouse; Elizabeth Verna Watson & his step-son; John (Corky) Collins. Dick was a very generous & caring father & loved his children dearly. He was known for his work ethic, his stubbornness & being a very strong willed individual who always put his family first. He had a passion & appreciation for the great outdoors and could be found fishing in his spare time.
In respecting Dick’s wishes, he was cremated & there will be no service held. The family would like to thank the nurses & staff at Heritage Square for the exceptional care given to Dick during his time there. Those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Dick to the BC Heart & Stroke Foundation, #202-3402-27th Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1S1.
Cremation arrangements were made with
BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD.,
5605-27th Street, Vernon, BC V1T 8Z5