Bella Pitawanakwat

Died: Wed., Aug. 6, 2014


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Vera Josephine
"Bella"
Pitawanakwat  
nee Recollet

Momma passed gently & peacefully at Manitoulin Health Centre, on Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 at the age of 95 .
Born to Annie (nee Wakegijig) and Alexander Recollet, at Wikwemikong on March 28th, 1919.

Bella will forever be remembered by her brothers Norman (Muriel predeceased), Isadore, brother in law Eugene and sister in law Lucy Ida.
Bella was predeceased by her brothers and sisters, Philip (Nancy), Eli (Annie), Margaret ( Wilfred), Sam, Stella.
Beloved wife of Thomas Pitawanakwat (predeceased)
Bella was also predeceased by her beloved son Herman
and three babies.
Cherished mother of Malcolm (Connie), Rosemary, Eugene (Gloria), Agnes (Louis G), Joyce, Terrence
and special daughter in law Beatrice.

Devoted Grandmother of Shauna, Rachel, Mark, Crystal, Brian, Lisa   Lenore, Wendy, Adrianne, Joshua, Robyn.  
Predeceased by Harley-ba and Mary-ba.
Proud great grandmother of 20
Cherished great great grandmother of 3

Will always be remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Momma will be remembered in our hearts and her connection to the land. Her days were spent enjoying all seasons from doing gardening, berry picking, boating, fishing and being at camp. She loved to cook and bake and make preserves and fill her winter days quilting and knitting, ice fishing and being at the Maple Sugar Camp. Momma was dedicated to her family and a true reflection of pure love. Her home was our family’s haven where we were all welcomed with love and peacefulness. Momma will forever live in our hearts and cherished memories.
Family and friends will gather at Rabbit Island Centre Thursday, August 7th, 2014 from 1:00 pm  
Funeral Mass
11:00 am at Holy Cross Mission Saturday, August 9th, 2014
Father Henk van Meijel officiating.  
Burial will be at Wikwemikong Lower Old Cemetery.

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