DESJARDINS, Florence Ruth – Obituary – Sault Ste. Marie
Peacefully at the Extendicare Maple View on Monday, November 6, 2023, with family by her side, at the age of 83.
Beloved wife and best friend of Jacques. Loving mother of Peter (Joanna), Paul (Patty) and Kellie (Jim). Cherished Grandmother of Nicole (Steven), Riley, Jacob (Averi), Devyn and Shayne.
Predeceased by her parents Minnie (McClelland) and Stewart Vipond. Loving sister of Margaret Seeler (late Ken), Betty Lavallee (Lawrence), Ken Vipond (Anne), Doug Vipond (Lianne), Judy Petzke (Marie) and the late Jim Vipond (Cathy). Sister-in-law of Margaret Hayes-Sheen. Special friend of cousin Ruth Robinson and niece Donna Barber. She will be greatly missed by many nieces and nephews.
Special thanks to all the staff of the Goulais Bay unit of Mapleview for their kindness and support of Florie during her time there.
Following a private graveside service, the family will welcome you at the Elks Lodge Hall at 216 Bay Street on Friday, November 10, 2023 from 1 – 4 pm. Memorial contributions (payable online or by cheque) to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared atfor the Desjardins family. Arrangements entrusted to Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. E. – 705-759-2522).