Rena DesRoches (DesRoches)
DesRoches, Rena Lucienne - With heavy hearts, the family announces the death of Mrs Rena DesRoches of North Cobalt at the age of 77 years, Rena passed away peacefully at Temiskaming Hospital, Tuesday, July 3, 2018.
Born at Sudbury, June 21, 1941 to the late Montfort DesRoches and the late Lucienne Mousseau. Rena had a great love of music and a wonderful sense of humour. She was an avid reader and loved everything to do with cowboys. When her health permitted she enjoyed camping, the outdoors and gardening. She touched the lives of many and will be sadly missed.
Predeceased by her parents, her husband Paul Turgeon in 1975; brothers: Fernand DesRoches, Claude DesRoches, Jean-Guy DesRoches, Yvon DesRoches and sister: Paulette Thiboutot. Left to mourn is her life partner Lise Gervais, her loving sons: Paul [Kendra] Turgeon and Réjean [Heather] Turgeon. Fondly remembered by grandchildren: Véronique [Yvan] Trudel, Dez [Kristen] Turgeon, Renelle [Leo] Esterlis, Collin [Jessie] Turgeon, Brandon [Lisa-Anne] Turgeon, Brooke Turgeon and Matthew [Kadie] Léveillé; great-grandchildren: Caleb Trudel, Rose Turgeon and Mai Léveillé. Also survived by her sisters Suzanne DesRoches [Claude Vallière], Lise [Ken] Edwards.
In keeping with her wishes, cremation will take place at Lakeview Crematorium. A memorial service will be held at a later date to be announced. Memorial contributions to the Parkinson Society of Canada [cheques only] will be gratefully acknowledged. Condolences, contributions and memorial candles may be left at www.buffamleveille.com.