Obituary: Roland Deschaine, 69

Roland Deschaine, 69, of Plainville, passed away on Sunday (July 7, 2019) at Avon Health Center. Roland was born in Fort Kent, Maine on October 1, 1949 and was the son of the late Donald and Laurie (Bleir) Deschaine.

Roland honorable served in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. He was a generous man who loved to live life by the fullest.

Roland is survived by his children: Jamin (Marlena) Deschaine of Bristol, Sherry Clavette of Maine, Laurie (Timothy) Boucher McCrorey of Plainville, Kyle Jandreau of Maine; seven brothers: Gordon (Linda) Deschaine of Maine, Elden (Joanne) Deschaine of Enfield, Marvin (Lorraine) Deschaine of Maine, Carlton (Caitlin) Deschaine of Plainville, Clayton Deschaine of Texas, Alvin Deschaine of Bristol, Leland Deschaine of Bristol; five sisters: Carolyn Charette of Massachusetts, Ellen Tom Lauzier) Deschaine of Maine, Karen (Rick Gervais) Deschaine of Maine, Evelyn (Tracey) Hartt of Maine, Sharon (Mark) Wood of Maine; 5 grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at the CT State Veteran’s Cemetery, 317 Bow Lane, Middletown, on Monday (July 15, 2019) followed by Military Honors. Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave, Bristol is assisting the family with arrangements.

Please visit Roland’s memorial website at