FAIRFAX — Robert Deschamps, 87, passed away peacefully at his home in Fairfax.

Robert was born Feb. 1, 1926 in Huntington, Quebec Canada. On May 18, 1950 he married Joanne Clark.

He was a self-employed finish carpenter who took great pride in his work. Robert loved to fish and enjoyed time spent in his garden.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Joanne, of Fairfax and their children; David Deschamps and his wife, Cindy, of Wasilla, Alaska; Irene Bushey of Fairfield; Carol Ward and her husband, Waldo, of Scarborough, Maine; Pauline Gaboury of St. Albans; Robin Wright of Keeseville, N.Y.; Robert Deschamps Jr. and his fiancé, Kimberly, of Wasilla, Alaska; Gary Deschamps and Danielle of St. Albans and Diane Deschamps and Kenneth Couture of Westford.  22 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren and one sister.

A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 at 1 p.m. in the Minor Funeral Home, Route 7 in Milton.  Burial will follow in St. Ann’s Cemetery on Middle Road in Milton.

Visiting Hours will be held on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service in the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at www.minorfh.com