DESAUTEL, Donald Roland


January 3, 1948 to February 4, 2020 – Passed away peacefully at Great Northern Retirement Home on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at the age of 72.

Loving husband of the late Velma Desautel. Cherished father of John Desautel (Christina), Melinda Desautel, Rhonda Caron (Kevin), Buddy Graves (Sarah) and Darren Graves (Lori). Proud Papa of Michaela, Jordan, Alyssa, Brianna, Taylor, Cody, Chris, Devon and Braitley. Great Papa of Alice, Maria and Eliana. Predeceased by his parents Ernie Desautel and Alice Souliere (nee Cardiff). Much loved brother of Sharon Grasley. Don will be fondly missed and remembered by his sister-in-law Elva (late Frank) and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Friends are invited to visit at the Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. East 705-759-2522) on Friday, February 7, 2020 between 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm. Funeral service to take place in the Chapel at 3:00 pm with Mrs. Helen Smith officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial Contributions (payable by cheque) to ARCH would be greatly appreciated.

Don’s family would like to express a special thank you to Patti and Janna and all the staff and friends at the Great Northern Retirement Home for their care and compassion.

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