Despard, Susan - Obituaries | Timiskaming Funeral Cooperative

Despard, Susan


1938 - 2023

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of our mother, Susan Despard, on September 22nd, 2023 at the age of 85, after a long battle with kidney disease.

Susan is predeceased by her parents Apolina and Thaddy Benoit, loving husband Donald Despard, her brothers Alphonse and Medard Benoit, her sister Julie Benoit and brother-in-law Earl Roy.

Sue is survived by her children Wendy (Aaron) Howey, Shawn Despard and Don (Nancy) Dunphy, as well as her sister Maria Roy, grandchildren Jeffery, Phillip (Thao), Scott (Su Ju) and many great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Sharing her life is a dear friend Alan Hopkins.

A Memorial Mass will be held at Holy Name of Jesus Parish Friday September 29th at 11:00 a.m. All are welcome.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Susan’s memory can be made to the Kidney Foundation.

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Wendy and family

sorry to here of the passing of your mom. she was a wonderful person and will be missed by many.

Rheal and Wanda, September 25, 2023

To The Despard Family

My sincere sympathy on your Mother’s passing. She was a kind person to me and when I visited her in the past I was always welcomed with a smile. May she rest in peace.
My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady, September 25, 2023

Despard Family

Saddened to see your mother’s passing. Now she has reached her husband up above. Rest In Peace!

Margarita , September 25, 2023


Sue was an amazing woman May she Rest In Peace . My condolences to the family .

Lynne Lessard Beauchamp, September 25, 2023

The Despard Family

Broken hearted to hear of Sue's passing.
My deepest condolences to her loving family.

Kathy Pietrasik, September 25, 2023

To the Family

My deepest condelences to the kids, aunt Maria and friends. May you rest in peace Aunt Suzanne. Now she has reached her loved ones above and she is with my mom, her sistre Julie xxxx

Gisèle Duguay and family, September 25, 2023

The children

Please accept our sincere condolences. We enjoyed every interaction we had with your mother. She was a kind and pleasant lady.

Doug & Debbie Yade, September 25, 2023

Susan's family & Alan

So very sorry to hear of Susan's passing. She was a part of the dialysis family for many years at the same time of my husband. You are all in my thoughts at this very difficult time. RIP Sue

Raymonde Fong, September 26, 2023

Desjardins Family

With a heavy heart I send my Condolences. I worked with your Mom Susan at the Pagoda Restaurant. We sure had some fun!!. I liked your Mom very much. Again my Condolences to you all.

Susan Waldron , September 26, 2023


So glad I got to spend time with you Sue you were like a second mother
Love always

Barbara Boucher, September 27, 2023



VENUCE FOURNIER , September 27, 2023

The Despard Family

I am truly sadened to learn of Sue passing. She was a wonderful woman! I wish all of her family and friends comfort in the wonderful memories she shared with you all.

Tina Teeple, September 27, 2023