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In loving memory of Denise Savard (nee Pilon) who passed away at Health Sciences North on Friday, May 4th, 2018 at the age of 65 years. Beloved wife of Richard Savard of Garson. Loving mother of Kristina Simms (husband James) of Hanmer and Ian Savard (wife Crystal) of Capreol. Cherished grandmother of Melanie (Joe), Josée (Aidan), Noah, Alexis and Ethan. Dear sister of Denis Pilon (wife Terri) of Sudbury and Richard Pilon (wife Joanne) of Orillia. Loving daughter of Germain Pilon of Sudbury and the late Jeannine (nee Marcotte). Denise was born in Sudbury on March 26th, 1953. Some of her favourite pastimes were camping, playing bingo and visits to Tim Horton’s. She will be remembered as a very loving and caring woman who’s greatest joy was being surrounded by her family, especially her grandchildren. In keeping with her wishes, there will be no visitation. A celebration of her life will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to Crohn’s and Colitis Canada or the NEO Kids Foundation in Sudbury, in memory of Denise, would be greatly appreciated. Cremation arrangements in care of Simple Wishes of the North. (705) 470-7070  

Condolence Messages

  1. Alexis Savard

    06 May 2018 12 months ago

    Dear Grandma,
    I miss you greatly and watching you in the hospital room was probably my greatest pain yet, but thats not how I would like to remember you, I remember you as my cheerleader, you were always there for me when I needed you most, or at most of my events, i’m so greatful that you were able to make it to my talent show, I was soooo happy when i spoted you and gramps there, not a care in the world could make me stop singing my heart out for you, it was like i was the sun and you were the planet that no matter how rough things got, you never stop orbiting around me once. i can’t explain how happy i am and always will be to know that you never stopped loving me even when i was not cheerful, i love you grandma, and i want you to know that when i walk out on the stage for my singing competition, i won’t be singing for me, i will be singing for you. i love you and i know you love me too, and i can’t wait for another 60 or 70 years to be able to come see you and nana, but until then, i miss you and i wish i could kiss you, but you will forever stay in my heart, and i love you

    yours forever and ever,
    Your Ally Cat. (Alexis)

  2. Robin & Rocky Larose

    07 May 2018 12 months ago

    Well i very greatful i got to sit and have my lunch with you and Richard 2 weeks ago at Tim’s i will keep that memory for ever i hope you are dancing pain free up there beautiful you will allways be remberd for your kind soul till we meet again sweetness

  3. Denis and Starre Lamarche

    08 May 2018 12 months ago

    Richard and Family I give you our sympathies words cannot express what my heart is feeling. Take Care
    Denis and Starre Lamarche

  4. Geraldine Dempsey Huard.

    09 May 2018 11 months ago

    My condolences to you Richard & your family. Was shocked to hear about my old friend. Denise. Growing up together we we’re best friends. Shared a lot of laughs. Found her again when I moved to place Hurtubise. She always knew how to make you laugh. We shared a lot of memories together.. AFter I moved from Sudbury seen her again at my brother Edgar’s camp. I know she enjoyed every bit of what life had to offer.No more suffering. Rest In Peace my friend until we meet again.Back in your parents arms.

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