Philip A. Desrochers

April 2, 1953 ~ December 17, 2021 (age 68)

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Philip Alan Desrochers, 68 of Conway, South Caroling passed away on December 17, 2021.

Philip was born on April 2, 1953 in Waterbury, Ct. son of the late Andrew and Mildred (Menke) Desrochers.

He was a graduate of Oliver Wolcott Technical High School, Torrington, Ct. had achieved many certificates of various courses in his fields of work and was also a graduate of The Connecticut Police  Academy.

Phil’s technical school background led him to his first job after graduation was The Town of Litchfield, Dept. of Public Works as a mechanic and a great career there of almost 25 years. During which time he became interested in Police work and at first became an Auxiliary Police Officer and that led him to becoming a Police Officer for the City of Torrington, Ct which spanned over 18 years….He also managed a gig for the Heritage Village Master Association in Southbury, Ct also as Supervisor of Mechanics.

Though Phil was always busy with his various careers, in his spare time he enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling, maintaining his home, traveling the East Coast, his family cottage StoneHaven on the Damariscotta Lake, ME. Riding his motorcycle, The Sunday Shoes Crew, with his Favorite Son-in Law Rob, Randy and Duane…His Golfing buddies, Duane, Tom and Randy and of course The Friday Pool Boys… watching golf and football.  Most of All, he truly enjoyed spending time with The Love of His Life, wife Mary (Mazzone) Desrochers, his wonderful daughter Angela-Marie (Desrochers) Hern and Favorite Son-in Law Robert Hern and of course; his grand fur-babies, Weezie and Plottie…….who just couldn’t wait for Grampa to come to take them for walks…..and play time with them……and working out at the gym.

A loving and caring husband, wonderfully proud father and a great brother and Uncle.

He will be deeply missed by family and friends.  Survivors include his loving wife of 48 years Mary Desrochers of Conway, S.C. His daughter, Angela-Marie Hern, and Son-in Law  Rob Hern, of Conway, S.C.

Phil is survived by 3 sisters, Cathy Godbout, Carol Jones, Therese Alexson; brothers Paul Desrochers, Dan Desrochers, and Richard Desrochers and sisters and brothers in-law, Joanne, Joan, Sharon, Barbara and June, Doris, Frank and Nick and his great friend John. Numerous cousins, Special Nieces and Nephews; friends, neighbors and coworkers.

Due to Covid 19 and wishes of Phil and Family we ask that you honor Phil by remembering him as the wonderful man he was, how dedicated he was to his family and how he lived his life and if you shared any Special time with him; remember him as you enjoy this activity……share a laugh, a beer, a meal and just a great time……Make those memory  makers count !!

Per Phil’s request, no formal services will be held and the family ask your understanding so that they have time to grieve.

Arrangements are pending and will be announced by  the funeral home.

Mr. Desrochers is entrusted to the care of Lewis Crematory and Funeral Services, Myrtle Beach, SC.

(843) 294-0011

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