Mary Desplaines (Rimasz )
NORTH BROOKFIELD- Mary C. Desplaines, 97, died peacefully on December 25, 2017 at Quaboag Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center in W. Brookfield. She was born on October 6, 1920 in Holyoke, MA, the daughter of Ana and Michael Rimasz and was united in marriage to Ulric S. Desplaines who preceded her in death in January 1989.
Mary thoroughly enjoyed reading, gardening, sewing and needlepoint. She was an active member of St. Joseph’s Church as well as the North Brookfield Senior Citizen’s group.
She is survived by her children Martha Cross (West Palm Beach, FL), Joanna Hubacz, ( Barre, MA), and John Desplaines (Phoenix, AZ) ; 5 grandchildren George Cross, IV (Midland, NC), Greg Cross (Wichita Falls, TX), Cole Hubacz (Barre, MA), Jaclyn Gargulinski (Sterling, MA), and Lena Desplaines (Phoenix, AZ) and 5 great-grandchildren Bret, Hayden and Quinn Gargulinski (Sterling, MA) and Riley and Brynn Cross (Wichita Falls, TX).
Graveside services will be held in St.Josephs Cemetery, North Brookfield in the spring. Pillsbury Funeral Home 44 Gilbert St. North Brookfield is directing arrangements. For an online tribute please visit: Pillsburyfuneralhome.com