On Sunday, February 11, 2018 Mary Desjarlais of Lac La Biche, AB passed away at the age of 80 years. Mary is survived by children Emil (Alvina) Desjarlais of Elinor Lake, Randy Desjarlais of Elinor Lake, Steve Desjarlais of Elinor Lake, sister Victoria Swan of Elinor Lake, brother Ernest (Linda) Desjarlais of Rich Lake, numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Mary is predeceased by son Gerry Desjarlais, daughter Pauline Desjarlais, spouse Frank Brodoski, parents Maggie Desjarlais and Edward MacDonald, brother Jimmy Desjarlais, brother in law George Swan.
A Wake was held on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 5:00 PM at the Arthur and Anita Cadieux Agriplex in Lac La Biche, AB.
Funeral Services were held on Friday, February 16, 2018 at 11:00 AM at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Lac La Biche with Father Aureus Manjares officiating and interment followed in the Willow Park Cemetery, Lac La Biche.
Honourary Pallbearers were Joe Berard, Audrey Cardinal, Jeanette Cardinal, Joe Cardinal, Valerie Cardinal, Ernest (Linda) Desjarlais, Camille Lessard, Irene Lessard, Mary MacDonald, Victoria Swan, Flora Whitford.
Pallbearers were Brian Desjarlais, Emil Desjarlais, Gerome Desjarlais, Randall Halfe, Curtis Lessard, Jeffery Swan.