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Gladys Ellen Smith DesRoches
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Birth: Aug. 28, 1957
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: May 27, 2009
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Gladys E. DesRoches NORWOOD
Gladys Ellen (Smith) DesRoches, 51, a former Millis resident, died Wednesday evening, May 27, 2009, at her Norwood home. Born in Natick on Aug. 28, 1957, she was a daughter of Audrey (Heustis) Smith of Milford and the late Philip H. Smith Sr. She was raised in Millis and was a 1977 graduate of Millis High School. Gladys had been employed as a packager with Siemens Medical Solutions of Walpole, formerly Corning Medical, for the past 21 years. She had lived in Westwood for 10 years prior to settling in Norwood three years ago. Gladys enjoyed doting on her cats and kept a large stuffed animal collection.

Beloved wife of the late Robert DesRoches, she is also survived by a sister, Rachel Lavin and her husband, James, of Franklin; three brothers, Philip H. Smith Jr. and his wife, Bonnie, of Millis, Warren Smith of Mansfield and twin brother, George D. Smith and his wife, Carlene of Proctor, Vt., and six nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are welcome to gather at Roberts-Mitchell Funeral Home, 15 Miller St., Medfield, Saturday, June 6, at 9 a.m. for a service of reflection to be held at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at New Westwood Cemetery in Westwood. If desired, donations may be made in Gladys memory to the Neponset Valley Humane Society, P.O. Box 544, Norwood, MA. For guest book, obituary, directions and additional information, see

Published in MetroWest Daily News on May 31, 2009
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  Robert Francis DesRoches (1921 - 2004)
1921 Robert F. 2004
His Wife
1957 Gladys E. Smith 2009
Westwood Cemetery
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
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