John C. Desforges
MIDDLEBURY — John C. Desforges, 72, died peacefully on Thursday, March 19, 2009, at Fletcher Allen Health Care Fanny Allen Campus.
He was born Feb. 6, 1937, in Sudbury, the son of the late Leo P. and Yvette Marie (LaRocque) Desforges.
He attended Brandon High School. He served in the Army National Guard during the Berlin Crisis.
Family says he loved spending time with them and with friends, including Saturdays with his brothers. He was an avid card player. He loved his travels to Florida with his wife Carmen. John married Carmen Audet on April 20, 1985, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Middlebury.
He is survived by his wife Carmen (Audet) Desforges; his brothers Robert J. Desforges of Sudbury, Roland J. Desforges and his wife Jaska of Sudbury, Raymond J. Desforges and his wife Sharon of Sudbury, and Patrick “Paul” Desforges and his wife Beverly of Sudbury; his sisters Shirley Plouffe and husband Aldee of Bridport and Yolande Larson and husband Robert of Charlotte; two aunts, Yvette Desforges and Lucille Desforges of Canada; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday March 23 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with the Rev. William Beaudin celebrant. There will be no public calling hours.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to St. Mary’s School, 86 Shannon St., Middlebury, VT 05753, or Addison County Home Health & Hospice, P.O. Box 754, Middlebury, VT 05753.
Online condolences may be made at www.sandersonfuneralservice.com.