It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of Gilles Desmarais on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Health Sciences North at the age of 82. Beloved husband of Lorraine (nee Galipeau) Desmarais. Loving father of Daniel, Darlene and Roger (Ginette Beauvais). Cherished grandfather of Beige, Mathieu Joel and Mikayla. Born in Fabre, QC to the late Charles and Lisa (Brodeur) Desmarais. Sadly missed by his brother Charles. In lieu of flowers, donations to the St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation Center would be greatly appreciated.