Louis DesVergnes (92) received his “ticket straight to heaven” on Sunday, May 3rd, 2020. He will be greatly missed.
Attleboro was his home since 1943, when he moved here from Lowell, VT.
He was the 3rd of 7 children born to the late Joseph and Yvonne (Daigle) DesVergnes.
He is predeceased by his brothers, Ernest and Rock DesVergnes and one nephew Roger DesVergnes Jr.
He is survived by his siblings, Jacqueline Achin, Roger DesVergnes, Brigitte Fredette and Donald DesVergnes, and his 27 nieces and nephews, whom he cherished through the years.
He joined the Marine Corp at 17 years of age and served as a machine gun crewman during World War II.
He worked as a Toolmaker for Augat Bros, Attleboro, MA before retiring at Valentine Tool, Norton, MA.
He lived at Hope Gardens for many years and resided at Madonna Manor Nursing Home for the last 3 years.
Louis had his pilot’s license and enjoyed flying planes with his brother. He also enjoyed going to the race track to watch the horses run. He was an avid card player, even playing cards just weeks before his passing. He loved all kinds of music and dancing on the weekends. He also loved the outdoors and baseball, especially the Boston Red Sox. He had a young spirit and was especially fond of spending time with his nieces and nephews. He will always be remembered for treating the whole family to Friendly’s after Thursday night family masses and his famous one liners, like, “Haven’t seen you since the last time”, followed by a hearty laugh.
Louis was a true witness to his Catholic Faith. He started every day with praying the Rosary and was a faithful member of the LaSalette Shrine community, attending daily mass for several decades. He always sat in the last row, but would respond with a fervent “Amen”.
Louis was a genuine man, always with a smile on his face and made others smile when he shook their hand. We look forward to seeing him again someday. He will forever be in our hearts.
A memorial mass will be held at a later date at LaSalette Shrine, Attleboro Ma.
The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of Madonna Manor for the wonderful care they provided to Louis.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in remembrance of Louis DesVergnes, to LaSalette Shrine, attn. Fr Andre Patenaude, 947 Park St, Attleboro Ma 02703