Lillian Assinewai-Webkamigad

Died: Wed., Dec. 9, 2015


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Lillian Suzanne (Assinewai) Webkamigad
Ntaaw Gaawye Ke Kwe

A resident of Wikwemikong.
Died peacefully at her home, on Wednesday, December 9th, 2015
at the age of 87.
Born to Mary (Trudeau) and Joseph Francis Mishibinijima,
in Wikwemikong,
on April 20th, 1928.

Predeceased by husband Alfred Webkamigad (Assinewai).
Loved mother of Walter (Jean),
Diane Jean (Raymond predeceased),
Myles (Virginia M. Peltier predeceased),
George (Thelma), Blake, Regina (John),
Ephrem andDominic.
Grandmother of 23, Great grandmother of 35 and
Great great grandmother of 4.
Predeceased by siblings
Agnace, Elizabeth (Clement Roy), Raymond and Raphael.
Survived by brother Peter (Dorothy Shigwadja).
Will always be remembered by her other children who called her mother, many nieces, nephews and friends.  Will also be missed by her Amikook Senior Centre Family.

Her hobbies were sweet grass & birch bark crafts, Bingo, quilting and volunteering.  She loved sporting events, prayer group, cooking, bread making, loved traveling places, Amikook Elder, church choir, musician, former actress with Debahjehmujig and attending pow wows.  She also was a foster parent and loved her family get-togethers, such as birthday dinners.
Awarded for Elder of the year in 2003 from the
Amikook Senior Centre.

Family and friends will gather from 1pm
on Thursday December 10, 2015
at St. Anthony Daniel Church, Kaboni.
Funeral Mass
11:00am Saturday, December 12th, 2015,
at Holy Cross Mission.
Burial at Wikwemikong Upper Cemetery.
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Brendan Assiniwe
   Posted Fri December 11, 2015
Great role model in the community, for the young and old.
I will miss you dearly.
I love you

Roberta Mary McEwen
   Posted Fri December 11, 2015
My condolences to the family. Lillian know to us McEwen's as LillyBelle was like our second mom. My memories are of our summers working in Muskoka and the lessons learned. Lilly Belle has always brought a smile to our face and was teaching us the language, and crafts. She was a wonderful lady, mother, aunt, grandmother and friend to many, and will be sadly missed.
Prayers and celebration to a strong woman who enjoyed a full life.

Bedahbin Webkamigad
   Posted Sat December 12, 2015
I am so sorry. I am so sorry we are not able to be there! I loved her so much. She was so artistic. So loving, wise, and funny. My kids loved that she only spoke Anishinaabemowin to them. We will miss her! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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