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In Memory of
Roland Desjardins
June 5, 1953 – December 20, 2023 - Age 70


Born June 5 1953, in his 71st year, Roland Joesph Maurice Desjardins, passed away from battling cancer peacefully with his family by his side at the Southampton Hospital on December 20, 2023.

Roland was born in Mattawa and relocated to Port Elgin to work as a trades man. He was passionate about his work as a UA 527 steam fitter. He was an avid outdoorsmen. Hunting and fishing was his passion.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Janet Desjardins (Jutzi). Mother in law Dorothy Jutzi. Daughter Danielle Santin husband Steve, daughters Arianna and Isabella. Son David Desjardins and wife Krystal. Daughter Natalie Desjardins, daughters Octavia, Talia and Anastasia. Daughter Nicole Desjardins (Joe), Michael Santin. Brothers Richard (Christine) from BC, Jules from Manatoulin Island, Sisters Nancy White from Manatoulin, Pat (Ross) Norman from Kincardine, Micheline (John) Perrault from Mattawa. Many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his father Maurice, mother Elsie, brother Claude.

Thank you to the staff at Southampton Hospital.

He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations can be made to Cancer Society and Diabetes Canada.

Cremation has taken place. There will be a gathering of family and friends at Lakeshore Recreation on Saturday, January 6 beginning at 1PM.