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Mrs. Sandra Derouin

November 16, 1946 — July 26, 2023

A devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother

WATERBURY – It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother Sandra Lee Derouin (Searles) age 76, of Waterbury, on Wednesday, July 26, 2023 at Glendale Assisted Care. She was the loving wife of Theodore J. Derouin (Ted).

Sandra was born November 16, 1946, in Biddeford ME, the daughter of the late Arnold and Pearl (Cormier) Searles.She was educated in Waterbury and graduated from Wilby High School. Sandra was employed as a Secretary in the Healthcare field for many years. She enjoyed eating out and playing games on the computer and her favorite holiday was Thanksgiving. She loved to spend time with family and friends, most especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Our family thanks you Mom, for every prayer you uttered for us, for the many sacrifices you made for us, for thousands of hugs you shared with us and the unending love you instilled in all of us.

Left to honor her and cherish her memory, her devoted husband of 56 years, Ted, and her sons; Christopher J Derouin and Kevin J Derouin along with Marcy Derouin, her grandchildren; Kristina, Sarah, Emily, and Kayla and her great grandchildren; Hunter and Alexander. She also leaves her brothers: Vernall and Helen Searles and Lawrence and Judy Searles and sister-in-law, Rose Ellen Theriault and Geanie Derouin and a host of nieces, nephews, godchildren, extended family and friends. Sandra is predeceased by her brothers; Kenneth Searles and his wife, Annette and Arnold Searles Jr. as well as her in- laws: Alfred Derouin and Dorothy Guerrera.

Relatives and friends may visit with the Derouin family on Thursday evening. August 3, 2023 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Casey’s Eastside Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Care. 1987 East Main St. Waterbury. CT 06705. Funeral services for Mrs Derouin will be held on Friday, August 4, 2023. at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the State of CT Veterans Cemetery, Bow Lane, Middletown. Loving kindness is always welcome, and it only takes a moment to offer a message of condolence, words of comfort, or share a memory with the family and friends of someone important to you. Please visit the funeral home’s tribute page at to do so.
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Thursday, August 3, 2023

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Casey's Eastside Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Care

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Waterbury, CT 06705

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Friday, August 4, 2023

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Casey's Eastside Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Care

1987 East Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06705

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