Rita Y. Deschamps


AUBURN – Rita Y. Deschamps, 69, a resident of 17 Cassell St., Lewiston, died Wednesday, July 4, at the Hospice House after a long illness with her family by her side.

She was born in Lewiston, July 31, 1937, the daughter of Laureat and Irene (Brillant) Roy.

She married Donald H. Deschamps, Oct. 23, 1965. She was a longtime member of Holy Cross Church.

Her hobbies included cross word puzzles, going to yard sales, and also loved being with her family.

Survivors include her husband, Donald H. Deschamps of Lewiston; one son, David Deschamps of Lewiston; three daughters, Debra Deschamps of Southern Pines, NC., Denise Hunt of Lewiston and Doreen Deschamps of Lewiston; three brothers, Omer Roy, and his wife, Irene, of Scarborough, Armand Roy, and his wife, Janet, of Auburn and Roger Roy, and his wife, Claudette, of Auburn; one sister, Lucy Martel, and her husband, Bernard, of Auburn; and two grandchildren, Kearstyn and Jordan Hunt.