PEMBROKE – Denis Jean Leroux, 71, of Pembroke, died Oct. 4, 2013, at the Catholic Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Rock Forrest, Canada, on June 10, 1942, he was the son of George H. and Onia (Perrault) Leroux. He attended school in Canada and had been a resident of the area since 1969.
Prior to retirement, Denis had been employed in the maintenance department of Merrimack High School for many years. Previously, he had been employed as a roofer with Skyline Roofing Company and had also worked for the town of Pembroke.
Denis enjoyed hunting, fishing, small-engine repair and causing a little trouble. He also was a longtime member of the Londonderry Fish & Game Club.
Above all else, he will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother who will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Family members include his wife of 52 years, Micheline (Lafrance) Leroux of Pembroke; his daughter, Chantal Levasseur and her husband Denis of Pembroke; two granddaughters, Sarah Fiscus and husband Tyler of Pembroke, and Jessica Levasseur of Pembroke; one great-grandson, Jameson Fiscus of Pembroke; two sisters, Monique Charron and Francine Leroux, both of Sherbrook, Canada; three brothers, Andre Leroux and wife Paulette of Sherbrook, Claude Leroux of Sherbrook, and Ghislain Leroux and wife Danielle Cote of Sherbrook; many nephews, nieces and cousins.
Calling hours at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., corner of North St., Manchester, will be 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. A service of remembrance will follow in the funeral home chapel at 5 p.m., with the retired Rev. George Desjardins officiating.
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