Passed away unexpectedly at Collingwood General and Marine Hospital, Collingwood on Friday, July 5, 2019 at the age of 84. Beloved wife of Nelson Desjardins for 63 years. Dear mother of Lori (Moses), Peggy Gougeon (Curt), Darrin (Aline), Barb Penton (Mike), Christine Carriere (John), Barry (Marcella) and Kenny Desjardins. Loving grandmother of 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her daughter Rhonda and her parents John and Melina Alderson. Sister of Shirley and Maggie. Also predeceased by siblings Babs Mulner, Norman, Roy, Chip and Pewe Alderson. She will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and extended family. A graveside service will be held at St. Ann’s Cemetery, Penetanguishene on Monday, July 22nd at 1:30 p.m. If desired, memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.