The family announces his death in Sudbury on Wednesday, July 4th, 2012 at the age of 62 years after a courageous 7 year battle with cancer with Eileen and family by his side. Son of Rita Larose of Sudbury and the late Donat Larose. Brother of Diane Larose (fiancé Todd), Linda Larose, Robert “Bobby” Larose and the late Ronald (Carmen of Sudbury) all of Sudbury. Loving brother to his second family Jonny Giroux Sr. (Eileen) of Chelmsford, Jennifer Giroux (fiancé Dan Lalonde) of Coniston and Jon Giroux (Natalie) of Chelmsford. Sadly missed by nieces Michelle and Christine. Denis Larose was a bass player of the rock band “The Fence”. He was the best friend of Jonny Giroux and will sadly be missed and always remembered by his “Baby Girl” Jenny. Denis loved his canine friends Caico and Drew. The family will receive family and friend at the Cooperative Funeral Home, 4691, R R 15, Chelmsford, Saturday June 6, 2012 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 8 p.m. in the Cooperative Funeral Home Chapel, Chelmsford. Donations (by cheque only) to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.