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Sylvio Henri Désormeaux


Leading Seaman, Stoker


Born: 31 May 1921


Died: 30 Jan 2006, Sudbury, Ontario


DÉSORMEAUX, Sylvio Henri - The family announces with sorrow, his peaceful passing, Monday evening, January 30, 2006 at the Sudbury Regional Hospital, Laurentian Site at the age of 84 years. Son of the late Gonzague and of the late Emilia (nee Lebel) Desormeaux. Beloved husband of Jeannine Desormeaux (nee Myre) of Sudbury. Loving father of Jocelyne "Joyce" Price (Tom) of Whitefish, Lorraine O'Brien (Kevin) and Gilles Desormeaux (Elsa) both of Sudbury, Pierre Desormeaux (Bedu) of South Africa and Marcel Desormeaux (Anna) of Ottawa. Lovingly remembered by his 10 grandchildren and by his 3 great grandsons and his great- granddaughter. Mr. Desormeaux was born in Hull, Qc. And was a member of the Royal Canadian Navy, serving in the Second World War. He was a member of the War Pensioners of Canada. Sylvio married the former Jeannine (née Myre) in 1946 and later commenced working with Inco Limited, retiring in 1981 as a welder. He was a member of the Inco Quarter Club. At Mr. Desormeaux's request, there will be no visitation. The family will receive friends for a Memorial funeral service to be held at the Co-Operative Funeral Home Chapel, 222 Lasalle Blvd. E. (at Notre-Dame), Sudbury, Saturday, February 11, 2006 at 1:30 p.m. A War Pensioners Memorial Service will follow at 2:00 p.m. Interment of Mr. Desormeaux's cremains will be held Saturday, June 3, 2006 at 11:30 a.m. at the Civic cemetery , Sudbury. If you so desire, gifts to the V.O.N. Adult Day Care would be greatly appreciated.


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