DESJARDINS, Hector Eugene - at his residence at Castle Arms III on Thursday, December 16, 2004 in his 87th year. Predeceased by his parents Hermos and Elizabeth (Beaupre) Desjardins and his wife Hilda (Besserer) Desjardins (1991), longtime companion of Margret. Beloved father of Gene (Karen) Desjardins, North Bay, Sandra (Terry) Blundell of Grand Bend, Becky (Don) MacDonald and Donald Desjardins of North Bay. He will be fondly remembered by his eight grandchildren, Chris, Tammy, Trevor, John, Stacey, Amy, Don Jr. and Brad. Six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Dear brother of Jean of Timmins, Homer (Shirley) of Waterloo, Emile (Punch) and (Carol) of Corbeil, and sisters Alma Mayhew of Brantford, Theresa Schiavo, Margret Desjardins of North Bay. Predeceased by sisters Bernadette Roy, Valerie Besserer and a brother Fred Desjardins. Dad served a time in the Air Force. He worked for the Ontario Northland Railway for 40 years and retired in 1980. Dad enjoyed many years of square dancing, playing cards, curling, and was a great bowler. As per his request, there will be no visitation of service. If you wish to make a donation in our dad's memory, the Canadian Cancer Society or the North Bay Hospital Fund would be greatly appreciated.