Jane Desforges

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DESFORGES Jane F. (Fay) MD, of Melrose, September 7, 2013. Beloved wife of 63 years to the late Gerard Desforges MD. Jane was the gently encouraging, guiding and caring mother of the late Gerard Joseph "Mike" Desforges, and Jane A. "Janie" Desforges and her husband Prof. Michael White of Providence, RI. Jane was the loving sister of the late Joseph (Joe) Fay and the late Alice McKendry. She was the loving sister-in-law of Mrs. Leonard A. Desforges (Helen) of West Springfield and the late Rachel, Bertha, Irene Desforges, Loretta Menard, Annette Gleason and Leonard Arthur Desforges. Jane is also survived by many nieces, nephews, colleagues and friends. A funeral mass to honor and celebrate Jane’s life will be held at St. Mary's Church, Herbert Street Melrose, at 10:00 A.M., Saturday September 21st. Procession from the Gately Funeral Home, 79 West Foster Street, MELROSE, on Saturday, September 21st, 9:00 A.M. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Friday, September 20th from 4:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. Interment at Wyoming Cemetery in Melrose will follow the funeral mass. The family suggests memorial contributions may be made in the name of Jane F. Desforges MD to one of the following; Tufts University School of Medicine, Office of Development, 135 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111, Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington Street, #231, Boston MA 02111, Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 170 Governors Avenue, Medford, MA 02155 or Wellesley College, Office for Resources, 106 Central Street, Wellesley, MA 02481. For obituary, directions, to order flowers or send a message of condolence please visit www.gatelyfh.com Gately Funeral Home 781-665-1949

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Published in Boston Herald from Sept. 17 to Sept. 18, 2013
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