Ann (Stefancyk) Desruisseaux

Born: Tue., Jan. 13, 1942
Died: Sun., Jan. 19, 2020


9:30 AM to 10:30 AM, Fri., Jan. 24, 2020
Location: Jackman Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

11:00 AM Fri., Jan. 24, 2020
Location: St. Denis Church

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Northbridge- Ann (Stefancyk) Desruisseaux, 78, passed away on Sun. Jan. 19, 2020 at Milford Regional Medical Center after complications related to pneumonia and influenza. Her loving family surrounded her.

       She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Paul R. Desruisseaux Sr.; 3 children, Robert F. Desruisseaux and his wife Michelle of Sutton, Lisa A. Brennan and her husband Paul of Douglas, and Linda A. Peters and her husband Christopher of Venice, FL. She was predeceased by her son Paul R. Desruisseaux Jr. in 1996. She also leaves 6 grandchildren, Kimberly Brennan, Jonathan Brennan and his wife Ashley Rochelle Desruisseaux, Derek Desruisseaux, Carson Peters, and Caden Peters; 2 brothers, Ronald Stefancyk, and John Stefancyk, and many nieces and nephews. She was also predeceased by 2 sisters, Elaine Fisher, and Jean Pirkey Born in Northbridge, MA on January 13, 1942 she was the daughter of John and Doris (Hisoire) Stefancyk. She was a long time Northbridge resident and retired in Athens Vermont.

       Ann worked at Data General in Milford and later for Kimball Sand Co. She also worked several years for Quilt Away in Westminster, VT. She was an avid quilter and enjoyed sewing. She was a member of Thimble Pleasures Quilting Guild in Mendon. She loved camping with her family, fishing and working in her garden. She was an avid Bruins and Red Sox fan. A woman of great faith, she belonged to St. Peter’s Church in Northbridge and St. Charles Church in Bellows Falls, VT.

       Her family would like to extend a special thank you to the Staff of Milford Hospital, the ICU, the Respiratory Therapists, and the Gannett Unit Staff for their outstanding care and support.

       Her funeral will be held on Fri. Jan. 24th from Jackman Funeral Home, 7 Mechanic St., Douglas with a Mass at 11 AM in St. Denis Church, 23 Manchaug St., Douglas. Burial will follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Whitinsville. Calling hours at the funeral home will be held prior to Mass from 9:30- 10:30 AM. Donations in Ann's memory may be made to: St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142 Memphis, TN 38148-0142. To leave a condolence message for the family please visit:

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St Charles Church
   Posted Wed January 22, 2020
Please accept our heartfelt sympathy in the passing of Ann. May she rest in the peace of Christ's love.

The Staff
Fr. Maria Lazar, Betsy Mercier, & Dan Green

and Parishioners of St. Charles, Bellows Falls, VT

Mackenzie O'Connor
   Posted Wed January 22, 2020
Paul & family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Ann will be missed.
David & Mackenzie O’Connor

Becky, Jason, Jake and Grace Swartz
   Posted Wed January 22, 2020
Sending you much love and hugs from Florida. Prayers and condolences to your entire family. We are all very sorry for your loss.

   Posted Wed January 22, 2020

Down By the Sea was sent by THE SWARTZ'S.

Stefan & Joan Brytowski
   Posted Fri January 24, 2020
Bob, Rochelle, Derek and all your family,

May she have eternal rest and all of you the strength to get through your loss.

Our deepest sympathy. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

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