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Roland J. Desrosiers, Sr.

January 17, 1943 ~ June 21, 2021 (age 78)

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Naugatuck-Roland J. Desrosiers, Sr., age 78, husband of Sandra Desrosiers, passed away at Waterbury Hospital on Monday June 21, 2021 after a brief illness.

Born in Waterbury, CT on January 17, 1943, he was the son of the late Hector and Lillian (O’Connor) Desrosiers.  He was a longtime Naugatuck resident and owned and operated R.J. Desrosiers and Associates Land Surveyors in town for many years and was instrumental in the development of many residential and commercial projects in town.  Roland was a proud veteran of the United States Navy, and was a member of the Naugatuck Elks Lodge 967.  He enjoyed golf, skiing, camping and travel with his family and friends.

Besides his loving wife Sandy of 55 years, he leaves his daughters, Suzanne Vincent and her husband Pat of Naugatuck, Jeanette Cirone and her husband Tony of Newtown; and his son, R. Joseph Desrosiers, Jr. and his wife Kathy of San Marcos, CA; his nine grandchildren, Cody, Savannah, Michael, Chad, Lauren, Kyla, Kristen, Alexa, and Julia; his brother Richard Desrosiers of Florida; his sister Lorraine Brooks of Massachusetts; and several nieces and nephews.

His funeral will be held on Friday June 25, 2021 at 11 a.m. at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main Street, Naugatuck.  Visitation will be on Friday morning from 9 a.m. until the time of the service.  Burial is private.  Members of the Naugatuck Veterans Council and the Naugatuck Elks Lodge 967 will meet on Friday at 10:45 a.m. at the funeral home.   To send an on-line condolence, please visit www.naugatuckvalleymemorial.com

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Services

Visitation
Friday
June 25, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Naugatuck Valley Memorial - Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home
240 North Main Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770

Naugatuck Veteran's Council
Friday
June 25, 2021

10:45 AM
Naugatuck Valley Memorial - Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home
240 North Main Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770

Naugatuck Elks Lodge 967
Friday
June 25, 2021

10:45 AM
Naugatuck Valley Memorial - Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home
240 North Main Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770

Funeral Service
Friday
June 25, 2021

11:00 AM
Naugatuck Valley Memorial - Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home
240 North Main Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770

Burial Private

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