Obituary for Brother Michael Desilets

Brother Michael Desilets, O. C. S. O., 84,of Berryville, Virginia, died Saturday, May 29,2010 at his residence.
Brother Michael was born December 12, 1925 in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada, the son of Eric and Blanche Hébert Desilets.
He was a member of the Roman Catholic Church and a brother of the Holy Cross Abbey in Berryville where he was the business manager.
Surviving are three sisters, Sister Gilberte Desilets Jeanne Isabelle, and Fernande Desilets and a brother, Aimé Desilets, all of Massachusetts; four nephews, Paul Desilets and his wife, Louise and their children, Therese and Christopher Desilets, all of Fredericksburg, VA, Ronald Desilets, Dennis Desilets and his wife, Margaret, and John Mills and his wife, Colleen, all of Massachusetts; and a niece, Pauline Meisgeier and her husband, Raymond, of Washington.
Four brothers, Roger Desilets, Robert Desilets, Henry Desilets, and Fernand Desilets, and three sisters, Jeanne Roberge, Alice Vigneault, and Blanche Desilets, preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 P. M. Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at the Holy Cross Abbey in Berryville with Abbot Robert Barnes officiating. Burial will be at the Holy Cross Abbey Cemetery.
A prayer vigil will be held from 9:00 A. M. – 2:00 P. M. Tuesday at the Holy Cross Abbey.
Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Cross Abbey, 901 Cool Springs Lane, Berryville, VA 22611.