It is with great sorrow that the family announces her death in Sudbury on Saturday, June 9, 2012 at the age of 86 years.  Daughter of the late Donat and of the late Rosa (née Ayotte) Desjardins. Beloved wife of Albert D. Savoie of Sudbury. Loving mother of Anita Dépatie (late Marcel) of Norwich; Rhéal; and Denis (Cheryl) both of Sudbury; and Claude of Ottawa. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Chantal (Neil), Marc (Sue), Martin (Leanne), Paul (Melinda), Sarah (Willy), Christine, Yvan (Holly), Robert; and her great-grandchildren Esther, Andrew, Michael, Erin, Nicole, Brandon, Christy, Zachary, Caitlin and Kevin.  Dear sister of Elaine Moss (Stan) of Mississauga, Roger Desjardins (Marlene) of Powassan and Deana Cook (Arnold) of Markham. Predeceased by her siblings Gerard (Marie of New Liskeard), Doralice Walsh (late Earl), Horace (late Dorothy), George (late Liliane), Aline Collin (Alec of Sudbury) and Leonard (Ruth of Toronto).  Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.  The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd. East, SUDBURY, Monday from 2-5 and  7-9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 11 a.m. in St-Dominique’s Church, Sudbury.  Donations (by cheque only) to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be greatly appreciated.

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