A resident of Chatham, Reta Desjardins (nee Garlick), passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at the Riverview Gardens Nursing Home at the age of 83. Beloved wife to the late Paul Desjardins (1998). Mother to Debra Desjardins, William Charles Desjardins, and the late Lorrie Anne Desjardins. Survived by her brother Stanley & Shirley Garlick, and predeceased several brothers and sisters. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date in GreenlawnCemetery, Windsor. Donations in memory of Reta Desjardins to the Parkinson’s Society would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at

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