Joseph Lawrence Wemigwans

Born: Mon., Mar. 8, 1937
Died: Sun., Jul. 26, 2015


Visiting

10:00 AM Tue., Jul. 28, 2015
Location: St. Ignatius Church/Buzwah


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Jul. 30, 2015
Location: Holy Cross Mission


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Joseph Lawrence Wemigwans  
March 8th, 1937-July 26th, 2015
A resident of Wikwemikong.
Died peacefully at Wikwemikong Nursing Home, on Sunday,  at the age of 78 .
Dear son of the late Esther Fox (Wagosh) and Adolphus Wemigwans, and 2nd marriage to Joseph Andrew Animikwaan.
Predeceased by his beloved wife Agatha.
Cherished father of
Rosemary (Armando Shawanda)
Adolphus "Duffy" (Judy)
Darlene "Dolly" (Wayne)
Wesley (Carol)
Justin (Darlene "Dolleh")
Lawrence Julian.
Treasured grandfather to
Jake,
Nathan,
Melissa,
Corey,
Terri-Lynn, Jason, Marissa, Gabriel,
Abby, Jason,
Dave, Kyle (predeceased), Joshua, Mary Ann,
Dalton.
Special grandfather to Juliette, Mona, Myrna, Amanda, Starr, Robin, Deanna (predeceased).
Great grandfather of
Charmaine, Annika, Jenna, Reynelle "Niizh", Isabella, Curtis Jay, Reese, Justine.
Beloved brother of
Nancy Shawana (Joe Alex), Francis Wemigwans (Leona), Marcella Lapenson (all predeceased),
Beatrice (David Bondy predeceased),
Rozina (Eric predeceased),
Ronald Animikwaan (Gail),
Patricia (Arnold Owl),
and Margaret Shawana (Lloyd predeceased).
Proud godfather of Bobby Fox, Adolphus Recollet, Clifford Bondy, Mona Oshkabewisens.
Will always be remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Joseph was a great volunteer in the community, especially for the church, he delivered bulletins to shut ins, who he visited, to have a spot of tea and a game cribbage.  He also supported families by attending wakes.  Due to his freely giving of himself he received the Volunteer of the Year Award. Joseph enjoyed family, he loved attending meals, birthdays, and all family events.  He will be missed for his quick wit.  
Family and friends will gather at St. Ignatius Church, Buzwah, Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 from 10:00 am  
Funeral Services will be at Holy Cross Mission Thursday, July 30th, 2015 11:00am Father Gerald McDougall officiating.  Burial will be at Wikwemikong Upper Cemetery
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