Vanessa Heather Josseta Pitawanakwat

Born: Fri., Oct. 30, 1992
Died: Mon., Jan. 4, 2021

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In Loving Memory of
Vanessa Heather Josseta Pitawanakwat
October 30, 1992-January 4 2021

It is with great sadness to announce the sudden passing of a very sweet, kind and gentle soul of Wikwemikong.
Vanessa Heather Josseta Pitawanakwat-Younes
on January 4, 2021 at the age of 28.

She leaves behind her precious little daughter Amira (2) and husband Mr. Youssef Younes of Ottawa.
Baby brother Moses Kenneth Pitawanakwat-Shawana, sister Cheryl Shawana, mother Mildred Pitawanakwat-Shawana, dad Kenneth Shawana and biological father James Gabow all of Wikwemikong.
Sister Jackie Gabow, brothers Jim and Joe Gabow
of the United States.
Sister Jamie Friday, nieces Emily and Brianna, nephew Adonis all of Bear Island, Ontario.
Sister Melanie Pitawanakwat, special friend Dr. Lucas Grayson of Ottawa.
Niece Jamie-Lynn Pitawanakwat-Naokwegijig, great nephew Christopher-Louis, nephew Ablius Pitawanakwat-Naokwegijig and great niece Lilly-Anna.

She will be deeply missed by many special aunties and uncles, cousins, godfather Wayne Jacko, godmother Beatrice Pitawanakwat-Jones, along with a thousand wonderful friends that she has touched so dearly with her compassionate soul.

Vanessa's closest childhood friends were Dakota Odjig, Pierce Wemigwans and Bethany Peltier.

Vanessa, a.k.a "Totes" "Tote-Tote" was a dedicated hard working committed individual. Her hobbies were playing guitar, singing and making others feel they're best at heart. Amira being her #ONE.

Celebration of life for this beautiful soul will be held at Rabbit Island Centre.

Family and friends will gather
at Rabbit Island Centre
Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 4:00PM

Funeral Service
Monday, January 11, 2021 at 11:00AM

Cremation to follow

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Laurie, Michael and Janelle Addison
   Posted Sat January 09, 2021
Our thoughts and prayers are with the whole family at this very difficult time. May your beautiful memories become treasured keepsakes.

Diane Mandamin
   Posted Sun January 10, 2021
sending hugs and my condolences to the family

Michelle Friday Lalonde
   Posted Sun January 10, 2021
Sending my sincere condolences.

Ms. Mary McEwen
   Posted Mon January 11, 2021
It is with a deep heart ♥️ as I heard of Vanessa ‘s passing. I still remember her sweet smiles and her kind personality as a young girl. To hear she is gone in the prime of her life is heartbreaking. Heaven is receiving another angel. Prayers and condolences to all the family and friends.

   Posted Tue January 12, 2021
Our deepest sympathies go out to Vanessa's family and friends. She was a beautiful woman always smiling and happy. She will be deeply missed. God Bless
From Kathy and Jay

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