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Elaine Mary-Anne Desroches

February 4, 1954 - May 21, 2023

The family of Elaine Desroches sadly announce her passing at her Chatsworth home, on Sunday May 21, 2023, at age 69. Loving partner of Dave Hockley and family; Jim (Jess) of Collingwood and Jennifer (Bob) of Priceville and grandchildren Claire, Chloe and Hunter. Dear sister to Allen (Linda) of Shanty Bay, Tim (Mona) of Tiny, David (Ann) of Victoria Harbour, Theodore “Teddy” (Brenda) of Ravenna, Mary of Midland, Judy (Roger) of Midland, Lucille of Barrie, Peter (Linda) of Perkinsfield,  Lisa of Barrie, and sister-in-law Tammy of Wasaga Beach. Fondly remembered by 17 nieces and nephews, and 16 great-nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Venard and Yvette Desroches (nee Robillard) and brother Ivan. Joining Elaine on her journey is her loving fur-baby, Sam, who passed one day after.


Cremation has taken place, and arrangements have been entrusted to the Garafraxa Hill Funeral Home, Chatsworth. If desired, donations to the Grey-Bruce Animal Shelter would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be expressed online at

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