1921 - 2013
It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful death of Albert Desjardins on November 17, 2013 at the age of 92. Beloved husband of the late Laurence Denis and son of the late Alexandre Desjardins and late Izala Lavigne. He leaves behind his loving children: André (Antoinette), Jacques, Marc (Suzanne), Micheline (Lars), Richard and Robert; his cherished grandchildren: Denis (Cheryl), Angélique (Rémy), Christian (Mélanie), Mathieu (Stéphanie), Daniel (Sandra), Pierre (Jessica), Alexandre (Sara), Annika (Fabian) and Charlotte as well as his great-granchildren: Bianca, Dominic, Sébastien, Nathaniel, Isaac, Maeva, Olivia, Henri, Léo, Zoé, Vincent and Elyse. He also leaves many brothers, sisters, brothers-in- law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Well known businessman in the Ottawa region, owner of IGA stores, PRO Hardware and Furniture store. Past President of Caisse Populaire Saint-Jean Baptiste and also involved in numerous charitable organizations. Predeceased by his son Denis. The funeral service will be held on Thursday December 5, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at the Notre- Dame-de-Lourdes church located at 435, Montreal Rd in Ottawa (Vanier sector). Family will receive condolences at 10:00 a.m. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. The family wishes to thank the staff of the Résidence le Monastère d'Aylmer for their devotion towards their father. For more information: 819-568-2425 Fax: 819-568-2426

Published in The Ottawa Citizen from Nov. 23 to Nov. 30, 2013