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DESJARDINS, Reynold "Ray"

Reynold "Ray" Desjardins, 77, of Plainville, husband of Yvette (Dumas) Desjardins, passed away on Thursday, January 17, 2013, at Bristol Hospital with his sons by his side. Ray was born in Fort Kent, ME on October 9, 1935 and was a son of the late Vinnie and Elodie (Michaud) Desjardins. He was a lifelong Plainville resident and he retired after 30 years of service from Partitions Inc. Mr. Desjardins was a Veteran of the United States Army, a member of the Connecticut Carpenters Union Local #24, and attended Our Lady of Mercy Church, Plainville. He enjoyed Sunday morning breakfast at Kizl's with his sons, taking trips to the casino, scratch tickets, country music, watching Westerns, and the time he spent with his great granddaughter Maddy. Ray is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law: Larry and Lisa Desjardins, and Gary and Kerry Desjardins all of Bristol; a sister: Jeanne Labonte of Waterbury; four grandchildren: Tyler, Aaron, and Alex Desjardins and Bridget Voisine and her husband Kyle; a great granddaughter: Madelyn Voisine, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers: Clarence and Donald Desjardins; seven sisters: Catherine Cyr, Elise Guerard, Verna Voisine, Regina Dumais, Theresa Caron, Doris Brousseau, Leone Martin.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at 9 AM from Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, to Our Lady of Mercy Church, Plainville, for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM. Entombment, with military honors, will follow in the Holy Family Mausoleum at St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. Relatives and friends may call at Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, on Sunday between 4 and 7 PM. Please visit Ray's memorial web-site at www.FunkFuneralHome.com.

Published in The Hartford Courant on Jan. 19, 2013
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