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“We loved Ray and Shirley like we love our own family. We attended church together at Heather Hills Baptist for several years. They were so special...Read More »
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“Dear Desrosier Family, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Mr. and Mrs. Desrosier. Many years ago my mom was one of his employees. I have fond...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Tammi Kennerley Wess

“Ray and Shirley were a wonderful couple. I attended church with them for many years at Heather Hills and Colonial Hills and first met them when they...Read More »
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“My prayers are with you and the family. This was such a nice couple. I have met the couple through the courier service and they came every tuesday...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Diane Phenis

“We were out of the country when we got a call informing us of the accident, and it is impossible for us to be there. Ray and Shirley were friends of...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Jim and Nancy Tice

“God allowed us to enjoy our friendship with Ray and Shirley while they walked on this earth. They were uplifting and encouraging to all and they...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Doug and Susan Kuhn

“Dear families of Ray and Shirley, We were so saddened to learn of the passing of this dear couple. They were both such a blessing to our church at...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Bill & Leslie Piper

“I met Ray back in the late '80s when I became an agent with Principal Financial Group. We had fun times gathering together for agent meetings and...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Margo Machacek

“The Desrosier Family: Nancy and I used to go to church with them at Heather Hills Baptist Church. In fact Ray sold us our Family Life Insurance...Read More »
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Shirley Lynn Desrosiers, 59, Fishers, died at 3 p.m. Feb.4, 2008, as a result of injuries suffered in a motor vehicle accident in West Lebanan.
Born March 3, 1948, in Bloomington, she was the daughter of the late Guy W. and Carrie (Terrell) Mitchell.
She married Raymond Desrosiers on July 14, 1967. He also died in the accident.
She was a homemaker and a member of Colonial Hills Baptist Church in Indianapolis.
She enjoyed baking, traveling, antiques and collecting angels.
Survivors include three brothers, Lowell E. Mitchell of Gosport, Richard L. Mitchell of Bloomington and Bill Mitchell of Indianapolis and a sister, Martha C. Lane of Gosport.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Sandra A. Anderson.
The service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Neal and Summers Mortuary in Martinsville. Pastor Bob Taylor will officiate. Visiting hours will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Knight Ridge Cemetery in Bloomington.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Colonial Hills Baptist Church Mission Fund, 8140 Union Chapel Road, Indianapolis IN 46240.

Raymond Desrosiers, 62, Fishers, died at 3 p.m. Feb. 4,2008, of injuries suffered in a motor vehicle accident in West Lebanan.
Born March 31, 1945, in Fall River, Mass., he was the son of the late Wilfred F. and Margaret M. (Medeiros) Desrosiers.
He married Shirley Lynn (Mitchell) Desrosiers on July 14, 1967. She also died in the accident.
He was a self-employed insurance broker.
He was a member of Colonial Hills Baptist Church in Indianapolis.
He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, serving as an E-4 during the Vietnam War from Aug. 16, 1963 to April 23, 1967.
He enjoyed playing golf, traveling, table games, antiques and reading.
Survivors include a brother, Wilfred Desrosiers Jr. of Rhode Island and two sisters, Rose Marie Roberts of Pennsylvania and Margaret A. Cordeiro of Massachusetts.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Jane Cordeiro.
The service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Neal and Summers Funeral Home in Martinsville. Pastor Bob Taylor will officiate. Visiting hours will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Knight Ridge Cemetery in Bloomington. Military graveside rites will be performed at the graveside.
Memorial contributions may be made to Colonial Hills Baptist Church Mission Fund, 8140 Union Chapel Road, Indianapolis, IN 46240.

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