Joseph Lawrence Wemigwans

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


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
Terri-Lynn, Jason, Marissa, Gabriel,
Abby, Jason,
Dave, Kyle (predeceased), Joshua, Mary Ann,
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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Cindy McMaster
   Posted Thu July 30, 2015
I will miss his smile and his jokes but most of all his family values. My condolences to the family.

Martha Gabow
   Posted Sat August 01, 2015
Dear Rose Bud: I was truly sorry to hear of the passing of your Father. I remember his weekly visits with my Mom and Debbie when he would deliver the bulletin. They always had a drink of water for him in the summer heat and enjoyed his brief visits. Love Martha

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