(April 18, 1919-November 14, 2001)
NORWOOD--Leslie L. Desnoyers, 82, formerly of 24 Baldwin Ave., died Wednesday at Masonic Home, Utica.
Mr. Desnoyers served in the Army Air Corps during World War II and was a lineman with New York Telephone Co. until his retirement in 1984, after 30 years.
Born April 18, 1919, in Malone, son of Leo and Lillian LaRocque Desnoyers, he married Kathryn G. Hartigan on Oct. 25, 1947, at St. Josephs Church, Malone, with the Rev. Russell ONeill officiating. Mrs. Desnoyers died June 27, 2000.
He was a communicant of St. Andrews Church and a member of Knights of Columbus Council 2309.
Surviving are a son, Michael, Bethlehem, Pa.; a daughter, Mrs. Michael (Patricia) Valenta, Frankfort, a sister, Mrs. Maynard (Jean) Williams, Malone, and five grandchildren.
A sister, Margaret M. Desnoyers, died March 24.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Andrews Church with the Rev. Paul Worczak, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Buck Funeral Home.
(Taken from the Thursday, November 15, 2001 edition of the Watertown Daily Times, page 35).