Florilda Desrochers
Florilda Desrochers
Birth: 6 April 1905
Val Brillant, Quebec, Canada
Death: 8 July 2015
Chemin de la Canardiere, Quebec, Canada
Age: 110 years, 93 days
Country: CanadaCAN
Unvalidated

Florilda Desrochers (née Charette) (6 April 1905 - 8 July 2015) was a Canadian supercentenarian who is currently unvalidated. She was the joint-oldest known person in Quebec, Canada at the time of her death, along with Beatrice Naud, who died two days later.

Biography

Florilda Desrochers was born Florilda Charette on 6 April 1905 in Quebec, Canada. She was one of at least 5 children born to Leon and Arthemise (née Ouellet) Charette. Her siblings were Paul, Helene, Catherine and Armand.

Florilda married Alphonse Desrochers (1897-1977) on 19 June 1942, and had 5 children with him: Denise, Maurice, Jean-Paul, Benoit and Pauline. Alphonse passed away on 3 September 1977, aged 80, after being married for 35 years. All of Florilda and Alphonse's children are now deceased, except for Denise, who outlived her mother.

Florilda Desrochers died on 8 July 2015 at the age of 110 years, 93 days. She was survived by her daughter Denise, 13 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, 5 great-great-grandchildren and several cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

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