Wayne DeRosier

Wayne Leon DeRosier

Wednesday, July 9th, 1941 - Friday, March 1st, 2019
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Wayne Leon DeRosier passed away peacefully on Friday March 1, 2019 at the age of 77 after an extended stay at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Estevan.

Wayne will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 56 years, Joan (Mickel); their children Wesley (Heidi Thoden); Wendy (Garth) Davidson and their children Melissa (John Dawson) and Janelle (Joshua) Norman; Bill (Jeanne) and their children Kristopher Howes (Jennifer Guay), Olivia and Erik; Denise (Don Ching) and their children Mackenzie and McCallum; and great granddaughters Alaina and Erin Norman. He is also survived by his sister Deanne (Jim) Ganje, sisters-in-law Joan (Marcel) Ducharme, Marvella Carr, Irene (Jerome) Therrien and numerous nieces and nephews.

Wayne was predeceased by his parents William and Isabel (Schnell) DeRosier, his parents-in-law Ralph and Emily (Hirsch) Mickel; his brother Joseph “Joey”; nephews Rick Ganje, Randy Ganje and Dwayne Ferris; and in-laws Isabelle and Don Ferris, Larry and Grace Mickel, Bob Carr, Daryle Mickel.

A Prayer Service was held on Friday, March 8, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Hall Funeral Services, Estevan with Todd Moroz officiating.

The Funeral Mass was celebrated on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Monica’s R.C. Church, Bienfait with Rev. Sathiadas Antony presiding. A time of lunch and fellowship followed at the Royal Canadian Legion in Bienfait.

Interment will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to St. Joseph's Hospital Foundation - Unit A, 1176 Nicholson Road, Estevan, SK S4A 0H3 in appreciation of the compassionate care and support given by the entire team.

Deb Heidinger of Hall Funeral Services, Estevan assisted the DeRosier family.
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Service Details

  • Prayer Service

    Friday, March 8th, 2019 | 7:00pm
    Friday, March 8th, 2019 7:00pm
  • Service

    Saturday, March 9th, 2019 | 10:30am
    Saturday, March 9th, 2019 10:30am
    St. Monica's R.C. Church
    502 Carbon Avenue
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    Rev. Sathiadas Antony
  • Reception

    Royal Canadian Legion - Bienfait
    506 Railway Avenue
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Bryan and Karen Hirsch

Posted at 12:39am
Sending our love and prayers from Arizona. Sorry we couldn’t physically be there for Wayne’s service but we will be thinking of all of you in your time of sorrow. God Bless and May his soul Rest In Peace.
Bryan and Karen


Posted at 10:09pm
sorry to hear of Wayne’s passing, sincere condolences to the families

Nathan & Brenda Lamb

Posted at 12:07am
So sorry Joan and family for your loss and passing on our sincere sympathy. Would have come to Wayne's service but we are down south.

Linda and Jim Wysminity

Posted at 06:22pm
Joan and family. We are so sorry to hear of Wayne's passing. He always had a warm smile, and a kind and gentle way. Our sympathy and a big hug to you Joan. I sure do miss you Joan when were worked together at church functions. My lady with the t-towel over her shoulder. Hugs.

Debbie Carlson

Posted at 03:33pm
Denise, you and your family are in our thoughts at this difficult time. Our condolences on Wayne’s passing and may he Rest In Peace. - Deb, Gary and family

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