Waterville - Vernette G. DeRocher Giroux passed away May 7, 2015 at Sunset Home in Waterville. She was born in Waterville Aug. 13, 1920 the daughter of the late Charles and Georgianna Bizier DeRocher. She graduated from Waterville High School and worked for F.W. Woolworth in Waterville and Skowhegan as a lunch counter manager. She was affiliated with Notre Dame Parish, was a member of Union St. Jean-Baptiste, Daughters of Isabella, Ladies of St Anne, Auxiliary of VFW and American Legion #5. She was a Girl Scout leader for three years; volunteered at Senior Spectrum/Muskie Center; also volunteered at the voting polls and at Thayer Hospital "Doll Factory". She was predeceased by a sister, Gabrielle, a son, Leon and brothers, Charles, Donald and Lionel. She is survived by her children, John and wife Betty Westland Giroux of Port Orange, FL, Paul Giroux and companion Jeannine Audet of Winslow, Peter Giroux and husband Leonard Lavoie of Providence, RI, and daughter, Dr. Gloria Giroux and husband Paul Potvin of Old Orchard. She also leaves behind a brother, Roger DeRocher of Winslow; grandchildren; great grandchildren; nephews and nieces. Many thanks to Sunset Home staff for the loving care and also to Beacon Hospice for providing palliative care. There will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 A.M. Fri., May 22, 2015 at Notre Dame Church, 116 Silver St., Waterville. Committal prayers and burial will follow in St. Francis Catholic Cemetery, 78 Grove St., Waterville. In lieu of flowers, you may wish to donate to Sunset Home of Waterville, 114 College Ave., Waterville, ME 04901.