Rene J. Desmarais, 84, died at his home on May 27, 2018 after a brief illness. He was born on January 25, 1934 in Westville, NH, the son of the late Leo V. Desmarais and Isabel (Sheldon) Fields.
A longtime resident of Raymond, NH, he has resided in Deerfield for the last 5 years. He was an employee of HADCO in Derry, NH for many years and also formerly worked as a hardware clerk at Ben Franklins in Raymond. A talented musician, Rene loved music and played bass guitar for many local country music bands in the region.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Wanita Desmarais of Deerfield, NH; his son, Mark Desmarais of Sanford, ME: his step sons Lloyd Desmarais of Stockton, CA and Daniel Holmes of NH; 5 grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held on June 1, 2018 from 6-8 PM at the Brewitt Funeral Home, 2 Epping St., Raymond, NH.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Concord Regional VNA & Hospice, 30 Pillsbury St., Concord, NH 03301.