Manville â€“ Maurice Desrosiers, 85, of Winter St. died January 3, 2011 in Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Frances ( Majewski ) Desrosiers.
Born in Providence, son of the late Hormidas and Aline ( Pellitier ) Desrosiers.
Mr. Desrosiers, worked as a Mechanic for several Garages in the area and also as a Courier, for G. Tannery Plating Co. for 20 years.
Mr. Desrosiers was a WWII Navy Veteran.
He enjoyed working in his vegetable garden.
He is survived by two daughters, Lori- Ann and her husband Loren Cantu of Florence, Alabama. Janice and her husband Lee Rigby, of South Attleboro , Mass. One sister Rose Cournoyer of Manville, R.I., two granddaughters Kristen and husband Eric Gravel , Aimee Bouley , both of Woonsocket, and three great-granddaughters.
He also was the brother of the late Montcalm, Levi, Lucienne.
His Funeral will be held Monday January 10, 2011, at 10 A.M. in St. James Church, 57 Division St. Manville, R.I. Burial with Military Honors, will be at the R.I. Veterans Cemetery , South County Trail, Exeter, R.I. Relatives and friends are invited. There is no Calling hours. The S.DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1583 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, R.I.