1931 – 2021
Grosvenordale – Roland Demers, Sr., 89, of Forest Hill Dr., passed away on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at Harrington Hospital in Southbridge, MA. He was the loving husband of Beatrice (Wetherbee) Demers for 70 years. Born in Thompson, he was the son of the late Ulric and Diana (Marcoux) Demers.
Roland worked as a supervisor and machine operator for Webster Spring Co. for 45 years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and going on trips to aviation museums and casinos.
In addition to his wife, Roland is survived by his sons, Roland Demers, Jr. and his wife Linda of N. Grosvenordale, and Todd Demers and his girlfriend Maureen Brown of Quinebaug; his daughter, Debbie Despelteau and her husband John of Thompson; six grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son, the late Michael Demers.
Funeral arrangements are private and have been entrusted to the Valade Funeral Home and Crematory, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale. Memorial donations may be made to Community Fire Company. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.