Veronica Jacko

Died: Thu., Oct. 13, 2016


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Veronica Marjorie Jacko
a resident of Wiikwemkoong, died peacefully
at the age of 72 at the Manitoulin Health Centre
on Thursday October 13, 2016.  
Veronica is survived by her loving husband and soul mate Andrew Manitowabi.  
Also survived by her children Jacinta Manitowabi (Rudy Corbiere), Marian Jacko (James Pick), Noella Jacko (Rudy Mandamin), Diane Jacko (James Nayanookeesic).  Beloved stepmother to Sharon, Judy, James (Bonnie), Walter (Marcia), Jennifer, Erin (Blair) and Linda(predeceased), Farrell (predeceased), Lester (predeceased), Ross (predeceased), Linda Gauthier (Dennis), Wayne (Lorraine), Kenneth (Hilda), Mary-lou, Darlene, Art (Marida), Stephen, Jeannette (Rene).  
Veronica is Grandmother to 75 grandchildren and
Great Grandmother to 60 Great Grandchildren.  
Godmother to Andrea, Tahshiina, Gail, Bonita, and Cory.  
Dear daughter of the late John David Manitowabi and Agatha Nee Mendoshkong.  
Dear Sister of Shirley (predeceased), Mary Grace McGregor (Jim), Joyce Gauvreau (Gordon), Medora Hicks (Don), David Manitowabi (Linda), Ronald Manitowabi, and Dominic Manitowabi.  
Veronica will be greatly missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Veronica was special master to her beloved cat Charlie, Sassy (predeceased), Mukwa (predeceased).    
Veronica enjoyed reading novels, crafting magazines, quilting magazines and watching her daily soap operas.  Her favorite hobbies were beading, knitting, cooking, canning, sewing, and making Native crafts. She also enjoyed her regular visits with her friends Marie Kimewon and Bev Naokwegijig.  
Veronica was trained as a registered practical nurse and spent her career caring for the elderly residents at the Wikwemikong Nursing Home. She also worked with the Long Term Care team with the Wikwemikong Health Centre.  
Veronica is described as a kind, caring, loving, wonderful and having a big heart.  She will be dearly missed by many in her family and community.  

Resting at St. Ignatius Church, Buzwah
from 1 pm Saturday October 15th.  
Funeral Mass
at 11:00 a.m. on Monday October 17, 2016
at the Holy Cross Mission Church
Flowers can be ordered through Espanola Home Hardware (705) 869-2130

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Norma Hughson
   Posted Sat October 15, 2016
So sorry for your loss she was a great lady - she will be missed by many.

Lorraine Klemens and Family
   Posted Sun October 16, 2016
Marian, James and family - so very sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you during this time of sorrow.

Lorraine, Marc, Amanda and Ashley Klemens

Erin O'Grady-Bimm
   Posted Mon October 17, 2016
Dear Marian, James and Family,

Sending our condolences at this very difficult time. Know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Carl, Erin, Carleigh, Connor, Cara, and Cassie Bimm

Marie & Nils Toset
   Posted Tue October 18, 2016
To Jacinta & family,

Sorry to hear of your Mothers passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Terry Fedina and Family
   Posted Tue October 18, 2016
We are very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. She sounds like someone who had a wonderful influence on everyone she had contact with.

tracey lindberg
   Posted Wed October 19, 2016
Kind thoughts lead and follow your gran/mom, Marian and family. Will be thinking of you and sending good intentions.

Martha Gabow
   Posted Wed October 19, 2016
Jacinta and Family. Sending condolences on the loss of your Mom. R.I.P. Veronica. Martha

Medora Hicks
   Posted Thu October 20, 2016
Rest in Peace, dear Sis! I know you must be having a great visit with our older sister, Shirley..I will always remember the good times we had and the laughs when we last visited...
I miss you now and in the days ahead I will miss you still...in my thoughts I believe you are beside me always....love forever

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