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Desiree Ruth LeBlanc-Todora

06/30/1980 - 07/29/2019
Service Date: 08/04/2019
Service Time: 2:00 p.m.
Service Location: Bunker's Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ 85201

Desiree Ruth Leblanc-Todora, age 39 passed away on July 29th, 2019, just four hours after she wed the love of her life, Jason Todora.

Desiree was born in Eden, Vermont and grew up in Newport, Vermont. She graduated from North Country High School and Johnson State College. Desiree had two master degrees in education and spent her adult life tutoring and mentoring students. She especially had a passion to work with children who had special needs. She, as a life long learner was always involved in courses and training. She loved to learn. Desiree used her passion in her personal life adopting three children with special needs with their father Timothy Truett.

Desiree was a very special person sharing her many talents. She was an inspiration to many with her warm smile, contagious laugh, knowledge, and being positive. She truly was an earth angel.

Desiree passed after a courageous and graceful four year battle with ovarian cancer. She was an inspiration to the many who followed her through her transparent and honest journey.

Desiree leaves behind her husband, Jason Todora, her 5 children, Dakota (Kat), Abbey, Jamie, Justin & Olivia Truett, her three step children, Tony, Grace, and Rocco Todora. She also leaves her mother, Judith Boucher and her partner Duane Spaulding, her sister Melissa Bouchard and partner Dale Glass, her brother William LeBlanc, her special Aunt Pat and Uncle Bob, several aunts and uncles, cousins and many friends and her close friends Evanna, Amy, Justine & Wendy.

She was predeceased by her father, Arthur LeBlanc, her Aunt Bernadette Lopresti, her special Uncle Butch Boucher and his wife Linda, a special cousin Ernie Gratton and several other family members.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, August 4th at 2:00 p.m. at Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ 85201.

There will also be a celebration of her life in Newport, Vermont. Details will follow as arrangements are made. For on line condolences please visit www.bunkerfuneral.com.   In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Desiree’s name to : The Singletons 20235 N. Cave Creek Road, Suite 104-503, Phoenix, AZ 85024 or at www.thesingletonaz.org


  • A beautiful angel sent from God who blessed all who’s lives she touched. Never ending smile and faith in her savior Jesus. She is now home amongst her fellow angels.

  • Thapanat Rueangmanee

    I’m so sorry for the loss. Even though I can’t be there in person. My heart goes out to you all in this time of sorrow. I will keep you in my thought and prayers.

  • Stephen & JoAnne Todora

    We love you Jason, our hearts break for you… Sending prayers your ways our beloved Nephew. May the Lord give you a peace that surpasses all understanding.

  • Evanna Ferguson

    I love you SO much Des!! Thank you for being a wonderful friend! I’m happy you’re not suffering anymore. I’m upset that the Lord took you so soon. I know he has a special plan for you! You have always been his beautiful angel! You will forever be in our hearts!! Dance and sing with the Angel’s my love. Forever, loved!!

  • There are no words that I can express that will be able to ease the pain you are feeling right now. I am so happy you got to marry the love of your life and love someone that was so special to you. I

  • To Judith Boucher, Melissa Bouchard, and her many family and friends, deepest condolences on the passing of your beloved Desiree. May she Rest In Peace.

  • Jason, Im not great with words, condolences on the passing of Desiree. I was hoping to meet her. I send you prayers and love!!!

  • Sending love & deepest condolences to Judy, Melissa, Jason & kids and to all who loved Desiree. May you all find peace & comfort in the many beautiful memories she shared with you.

  • Suzanne Hastings

    Oh, Judy, I am so very sorry. My condolences to all of her family and friends.

  • I’m heartbroken! Thoughts and prayers from Vermont. God Bless the Des 😭😭

  • I will miss your Des. You will forever be one of my very best friends. You have taught me so much in life and have been an inspiration to me and a hero. I love you.

  • Sending you our hugs, love and prayers during this most difficult time.

  • I cried for hours for Desiree, way before this. I meet her 4yrs ago when I was drawing her blood. We became friends. I’ve talked with her many times, most on FB and messages. I was go happy when Jason came in to her life. God sent him. Im so sad that she is not here anymore, but also very happy she is out of pain and watching over her family. Im sure she is an Angel in Heaven. She was a fighter and never sad NO or QUIT. I will miss her so much.

  • I met Desiree through Her sister Melissa. For the short time I knew her i knew she was a gracious warrior, a wonderful mother, daughter, sister and wife. She certainly left a legacy of love, braveness, compassion and she will be dearly missed.

  • Gayle Patria DiMasi

    Sending healing and love to the family. Desiree did not lose the battle to cancer. She passed it along to someone else. Treasure the wonderful memories of her.

  • So sorry Judy, for the loss of your beautiful and loving daughter, Desiree. She was truly a special person in your life and in the lives of many. May you always hold dear memories of her in your heart and soul. Sending much love to you and your family.❤️❤️❤️❤️💔

  • Claudette & John Starr

    Judy, Melissa and Desiree’s Family, Our Sincere Sympathy, our thoughts are with you all during this difficult time. She was a wonderful daughter and friend too many from what you have told, may She Rest In Peace. We will be tare there for you Judy. 💗🌻💗

  • Gone too soon. You were an inspiration to many. Keeping family in my daily prayers. May you be in peace helping children in heaven. All my love

  • Julie Zenel and David Moore

    Judy and Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. Although I never met her, I know she was an amazing person, mother, daughter, and an inspiration to all and I know how deeply she is loved by all. I know she will be very missed. Sending you love and light and prayers . Sincerely, Julie and David

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