Marcel J. Desmarais – Lincoln

Marcel J. Desmarais – Lincoln

Marcel J. Desmarais, 75, of Lincoln, formerly of Cumberland, passed away Monday, February 26, 2018, at the Miriam Hospital, Providence.

He was the beloved husband and best friend of 47 years to Suzanne (Marcoux) Desmarais and father of Danny Desmarais and his wife Angel of Millville, MA and Daniel Chellis of Scranton, Pa. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Roger and Emelia (Dumas) Desmarais. He resided in Lincoln for the past 11 years, previously residing in Cumberland. He was also a resident of Kissimmee, Fla., where he enjoyed his winters.

Mr. Desmarais was employed at the Cumberland School Department for many years until his retirement.

He enjoyed fishing, dog racing, traveling with his wife, but most of all enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was an animal lover and enjoyed time with his dogs.

In addition to his wife and sons, he leaves his brother-in-laws Lucien Marcoux and his wife, Lin, and Robert Marcoux and his wife, Lynn; his lifelong friends and extended family, Bruce and Connie Bacon, Janice Boutsady and Family, Linda Houle and Family, Carlos and Debbie Robles and Denise Cloutier; as well as several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Roger Desmarais Jr.

Services are private.