Joseph Desrosiers

Joseph Desrosiers

December 7, 1960 - June 14, 2020
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Joseph Desrosiers, age 59, a Chelmsford resident, passed away suddenly on Sunday, June 14, 2020 at his home. He was the beloved life companion of Patricia L. Bettencourt with whom he shared 31 years.

Joe was born on December 7, 1960, in Boston, MA, and was a son of the late Edward A. and Catherine T. (Kelly) Desrosiers.

He was raised in Dracut, a graduate of Greater Lowell Vocational Tech, with the class of ‘79. After high school he proudly served in the United States Air Force. Later, he was a union laborer for Local 22 for many years. He enjoyed Johnny Cash and NASCAR. Joe spent his free time at the family cabin in Clarksville, NH and camping with extended family in the White Mountains.

In addition to his loving companion Tricia, Joe leaves his daughters; Caitlyn and her husband Nic, Stefani and her boyfriend Brad, and youngest daughter Kelsey. Lovingly remembered by his mother-in-law Pat. Survived by his siblings, Billy, Susie, Danny, Cathy, Eddie, David, John, Gail, Joann, and Nancy and their spouses. As well as many nieces and nephews and daughter from a previous marriage, Megan. He was predeceased by his brother Steven.

Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, June 17, from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at the Blake Chelmsford Funeral Home, 24 Worthen Street, Chelmsford.

For the safety of all, personal distancing measures will be in place and face coverings kindly required. Funeral services and interment will be held privately.

Memorial donations may be made in Joe’s name to the American Heart Association, PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241 or
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  • Visitation

    June 17, 2020 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    June 17, 2020 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Blake Chelmsford Funeral Home
    24 Worthen Street
    Chelmsford, MA 01824
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Donald Quinn

Posted at 05:59pm
DEAR "Billy" & Family: Our Deepest Sympathy on the loss of Your Brother "Joe" Sincerely, Mr. & Mrs. D. Quinn


L'Hussier Insurance Staff

Posted at 09:37am
We are so saddened to hear of Joe's passing. His kindness and warm smile will be forever remembered. He truly brought happiness to us anytime he came into our office. Our condolences to your family.

Bruce B Riel

Posted at 09:58pm
Joe was a great friend , always there to help and listen through thick and thin .
He taught me how to sail on Peters Pond where we grew up and had many laughs !
We will all miss you Joe ... RIP

Your friend ,

Joseph M Kluck

Posted at 03:59pm
Trish & the girls, and all of Joe's family. We were shocked to hear of your loss. Joe was a great guy for sure. Many times good people leave way to soon. If we can assist let us know.
joe, Andrea, & Brooklyn

Debbie Howard

Posted at 02:27pm
My sincere condolences to the entire Desrosiers Family. Joe was a fantastic person and always had a smile. May he rest in peace

Debbie Howard

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