Richard Desroches

Passed 03/09/2021

Obituary For Richard Desroches

Richard M Desroches of Plymouth passed away on March 9th from a sudden illness. Son of the late Joseph Desroches and Lois Desroches of Plymouth. Beloved husband of the late Patricia Desroches of Rockland and the late Jeanne Desroches of Plymouth. Devoted father of Michelle Gannon of Halifax, Dennis Desroches and his wife Stacey of Middleboro, Dawn McLaughlin and her husband David of Abington and Gene Daly of Quincy. Loving grandfather of Cameron Gannon, Taylor and Troy Desroches and Rosemary and Molly McLaughlin. Dick is survived by his brother Paul Desroches and his wife Alice of Alaska and his sister Marilyn Adams and her husband Jim of Florida.

Dick was born and raised in Hanover MA and graduated from Hanover High School in 1960. He served in the Navy from 1962 to 1966 and served on the USS America Aircraft Carrier. He married the late Patricia Desroches of Rockland and raised their 2 children in Rockland.

Dick worked for Macy's for 48 years as an electrician. He recently retired in December of 2020. He was very lucky to make some very close friends during his time with Macy's.

Dick and Jeanne were blessed to have found each other. The last 20 years of his life Dick and Jeanne loved going out to eat, playing golf and traveling. They were able to travel often and to great places.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Sunday, March 14, 2021 from 3:00-5:00pm at Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home 135 Union Street, Rockland MA. Private Mass will be held at Holy Family Church in Rockland on Monday. Burial in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

Expressions of sympathy may be made in Richard's memory to the American Cancer Society, 3 Speen Street, Suite 250, Framingham, MA 01701.



Funeral Mass

Holy Family Church
403 Union St.
Rockland, MA 02370
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15:00 PM - 17:00 PM
Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home
135 Union Street
Rockland, MA 02370
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Our deepest sympathies go out to Dick's family. We had some great times together as cousins. Rest in peace Dick. Brian and Nancy Christie
- Brian Christie
We are so very sorry for your loss, please accept our deepest condolences.
- Bob & Jeanne Lawton
So sorry for your loss. We are all thinking of you in this difficult time.
- Doug Rideout & the Booking Dept
Extremely sad to find out about Dick's passing. Our paths have crossed many times over the years at Macy's in one store or another. My deepest condolences to his family and friends.
- Martin Pyne
So sorry Dick is gone. Alan, Elizabeth & Family.
- Alan Desroches
My sincere condolences. Words are inadequate to ease the pain of your loss. Tom Main
- Tom Main
Michell and family you have our deepest sympathy on the lost of your dad.
- Penny & Al Rodrigues
To the entire family: I am so sorry to hear of his passing........"May God Be With All Of You" Elaine Cormier, Bluffton, SC
- Elaine Cormier
So sorry for your loss our sincere condolences to you and your family
- Joan Lightbody

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