Surrounded by his loving family, Gordon Desjardins passed away peacefully on January 5th, 2021 at Health Sciences North. Beloved husband of Rosanna (nee Nicolucci) and Diane (Cuddy – predeceased). Loving father of Troy (Michele) and Dawn (Andrew Holmes). Cherished grandfather of Zachary (wife Sydney), Maxwell, Erik, Calvin (wife Hanna), Summer, and Bella. Son of Edward and Jeanne (Bigras) Desjardins both predeceased. Dearly loved brother of Joyce (Sterling Johnson), Jeannette predeceased (Brian Cresswell), Richard (Carol-Ann), Denis predeceased (Glenda), Louis (Marion), Mark (Kim) and Diane (Wayne Bingham) both predeceased. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends whom he loved so very much. He proudly worked as an electrical foreman with Falconbridge LTD with 3 grandsons following in his footsteps. He was an extremely loving man who cherished everyone who touched his life. He loved sitting in his gazebo, listening to the oldies and enjoying the beautiful scenery of Lake Wahnapitae. Gord was most happy when surrounded by family and friends enjoying good food and a glass of wine. Special thanks to Dr. Garrioch, Dr. Ravi, Dr. Cameron, and their staff for their compassionate care. In keeping with his wishes, there will be no service or visitation. There will be a celebration of life arranged at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society or Canadian Heart and Stoke Association and would be appreciated.