June Desjardins


A resident of Morrisburg for the past 20 years, June Desjardins (nee Paupst) passed away suddenly at home on Thursday, October 25, 2012. She was 65.

June was born in Cornwall, on June 4, 1947, to her parents William and Kathleen Paupst.

She enjoyed knitting, visiting with family and friends and spending time outdoors with her dog King.  She will be missed by many people. 

June was the kind of person who would do anything for anyone with no questions. She did so many things with and for her family.  She is gone but never forgotten.  

June is survived by her husband Omer Desjardins and her children Richard (Cora) Whitford of Cornwall and Tammy Sue Marsolais (Mike Weathers) of Morrisburg.

She was dear sister to Cecil Paupst and Clayton Paupst, both of Cornwall and Carol Tyo of Riviere Beaudette.  

June will be fondly remembered by grandchildren Geana, Chrissy, Sara, Sandra, Melissa, Kenny, Michael, Steven, Joey, Jennifer, Randy and by great-grandchildren Owen, Cole, Chase, Rylee, Sabrina, Nathanial, Haylie, Jacob, Brooklyn, Abby, Gavin, Samantha and Austin. 

She is also survived by nieces and nephews.

June was predeceased by her son Randy  Whitford, her parents William and Kathleen Paupst, her sister Ida Jesmer and her brothers John, George and Dougie Paupst.    

Friends called at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, Williamsburg, on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service was held at the Funeral Home on Monday, October 29th at 12 p.m., with Father Chisholm officiating. 

Interment followed at St. Paul’s Cemetery, Avonmore.  Pallbearers were  Kenny Dillabough Steven Marsolais, Joey Marsolais, Michael Weathers, Victor  Stevenson and Gordon St. Louis.

Donations to the Diabetes Society would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.  Online condolences may be made at marsdenmclaughlin.com.


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