Rita P. Desrochers

LEWISTON – Rita P. Desrochers, 90, of Lewiston passed away Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, at the Bolster Heights Residential Care Center. Formerly of Meadowview Apartments, Rita was cared for by the compassionate staff of Bolster Heights for eight and a half years.

Born March 29, 1932, in Lewiston to Adalbert and Regina (Desjardins) Desrochers, Rita lived in Lewiston her entire life. Graduating from St. Dominic High School, in 1950. She worked as receptionist in her brother, Dr. Reginald Desrochers’ dental office for many years.

A communicant of Holy Family Church, Rita sang in church choirs and very much loved music including singing around the piano with her family, attending plays and watching musical shows on television regularly.

Rita is predeceased by her father and mother and by two brothers Reginald and Bertrand Desrochers. She is survived by two sisters, Gilberte Beaule and Jeannine Bergeron, and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held 5-8 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022, at The Fortin Group, 70 Horton Street, Lewiston.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 15, at Holy Family Church, 607 Sabattus Street, Lewiston.

Online condolences may be shared with her family at http://www.thefortingrouplewiston.com.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Androscoggin Home Health Care and Hospice.

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