J. Doris Derosier, 90
Northborough – J. Doris (Sanders) Derosier, 90, formerly of St. James Drive, died Sunday Nov. 14 2010 at Beaumont of Northborough after a period of declining health. Her husband, Arnold H. Derosier, died in 1987.
She leaves two sons, Paul A. Derosier and his wife, Lynne, and Robert A. Derosier; three grandchildren, Amy Derosier and husband Kevin Goodwin, Matthew Derosier and wife Priscilla, and Amanda Derosier; one great-grandson, Wyatt Goodwin; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, Wilfred Sanders.
Born in Marlborough, the daughter of Alfred “Roy” and Celina (Ethier) Sanders, she lived had in Northborough since 1950. She graduated from St. Anne’s Academy of Marlborough and S.M.S. Secretarial School in Framingham.
Mrs. Derosier worked at Allen’s Department Store, Coles Lunch and Anderson Furniture, all of Marlborough. In 1959, along with her husband, Arnold, and partners Roger and Mary Winning and Walter and Agnes Carey, she founded W.C.D. Garage Inc.
She was a charter member of St. Bernadette’s Church, as well as a member of Happy Homesteaders Square Dance Group and the WeNoMaShBe Camping group. She enjoyed playing cards with her friends, bingo and going to Foxwoods and Atlantic City.
A funeral Mass was held Nov. 19 at St. Bernadette’s Church, followed by burial at the Howard Street Cemetery. Hays Funeral Home of Northborough assisted with arrangements. Memorial donations can be made to VNA Care Network, 120 Thomas St., Worcester, MA 01608-1280 or to a charity of the donor’s choice. For online condolences, please visit haysfuneralhome.com.
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