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DesRoches, Jerry
August 2018
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It is with a very heavy heart the family announces the passing of Jerry peacefully in Toronto on Sunday, August 19, 2018. He will be deeply missed by his beloved spouse Debi Alleway. Loving father to his two daughters Deborah (Glen) Gilding and Heather DesRoches. Proud grandfather to Mathew, Tyler, and Jason. Sadly missed by his brother Stan (Judy), many nieces and nephews, and friends. Predeceased by his parents Eileen and Jerry. He was born 'super salesman' who loved closing the deal throughout his stellar sales career. Jerry was proud to support several charities and ministries. A very special thank you to Dr. Shin and all the incredible staff in ICU at North York General Hospital for all their special care. The family will receive guests at Paul O’Connor Funeral Home at 1939 Lawrence Ave. E. (between Warden and Pharmacy) on Thursday, August 23, 2018, from 3-5 and 7-9. A funeral Mass will be held at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church at 1300 Leslie St. on Friday, August 24th at 11:30 a.m. Reception to follow in the Church hall. If you would like to make a donation in honour of Jerry, donations can be made to the ministry of Galcom International (

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