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Martha Park Desrochers


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Martha Park Desrochers Obituary
Grafton, VT - Martha Park Desrochers, 77, of Woodchuck Hill Road passed away Thursday, November 17, 2016. Martha was born in Grafton, VT on January 6, 1939, the daughter of Avery and Marion (Hall) Park.

She was a 1957 graduate of Springfield High School and earned a bachelor degree from Keene Teachers College, graduating in 1961. On June 24, 1961 she married Richard Desrochers in St. Edmonds Church in Saxtons River, VT. She worked as an elementary school teacher for two years in Hancock, NH and 33 years for Bellows Falls Central Elementary School. Martha was a member of the Grafton Church, where she also served as janitor, and enjoyed the Grafton Cornet Band. She also loved her horses and taking care of them.

Mrs. Desrochers is survived by her husband of 55 years Richard Desrochers; her brother Arthur H. Park of Grafton; Christy Boris & husband Michael who were like children to her; and several nieces, nephews, and friends.

SERVICES: There will be a graveside service 1:00 p.m. Sunday, November 27th in the Middletown Cemetery in Grafton, VT. There are no calling hours.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Grafton Cornet Band, P0 Box 82, Grafton, VT 05146.
Published in Brattleboro Reformer on Nov. 22, 2016
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