We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Donohue Cecere Funeral Directors
Rose Fernande Desamours, 76, formerly of Westbury, NY, died on May 25, 2022 in Lantana, TX. She lost her valiant battle with Alzheimer’s and Cancer. Born on August 19, 1945, in Plaisance, Haiti, she was the third child of parents Ilfranc Moise and Marie Antoinette Vastey.
Rose moved to the United States in the late 60’s and married the love of her life Andre Desamours. They shared 14 years of marriage until Rose became a widow in the summer of 1983. She raised three sons as a single mom.
Rose was an LPN for a number of years. She went back to school to earn her RN degree and proved to her boys that it’s never too late to chase down your dreams and goals. She loved taking great care of her patients as a Med/Surg nurse at North Shore Hospital in Manhasset.
Rose loved God, her family and friends. She was a member of the St. Brigid’s Charismatic prayer group until she retired in 2007 and moved to Kissimmee, FL. She loved to entertain and made a lasting impression on her family via the annual Christmas parties she was known for. Rose loved to travel and see the world. Cruising was one of her favorite pastimes. In Kissimmee, FL she was an active member of the St. Catherine of Sienna parish.
When her health began to decline, Rose moved to Texas to live with her son Alix.
Rose is survived by sons Gilles Myrtho (Hanesse), Alix (Maria) and Donald (Claude). Rose also leaves behind her beloved grandchildren Stephan, Nihika, Andrew, Sebastien, Mikaela and Trevor. Rose is also survived by sisters Anne Claudette Jacques and Paulette Ducheine, her brother Max (Patricia) Moise and brother Charles Rene (Monique) Moise. She is pre-deceased by sister Yvanne Moise and brother Alfred Moise. Rose’s memory lives on in all the lives she touched including a prodigious list of nieces, nephews, cousins, godchildren and extended family and friends.
Visitation will be Friday June 10th from 5pm-9pm at Donohue-Cecere Funeral Home, 290 Post Avenue, Westbury, NY 11590. The funeral will take place on Saturday June 11th at 9:15am at St. Brigid Catholic Church, 85 Post Avenue, Westbury, NY 11590. Burial immediately following mass at Holy Rood Cemetery, 111 Old Country Road, Westbury, NY 11590.
Click here to view a webcast of the service on 6/10/2022 at 05:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time.