Dorothy Pitawanakwat

Died: Tue., Dec. 27, 2016


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Dorothy "Dot" Pitawanakwat

The family sadly announces the passing of Dororthy Mary Angela Pitawanakwat. Surrounded by her loving family, she passed suddenly on Tuesday, December 27, 2016. The daughter of the late Remijius and Irene Pitawanakwat. She is survived by her partner and rock, William Sundercock of Silver Water. Beloved mother of Shanna Pitawanakwat (Jason), Michael Pitawanakwat (Wayne), and Malcolm Blue (Shannon). Cherished grandmother of Kaitlynn, Lanaya, Grayson, Lea, Makayla, and Sierra. Dorothy will be sadly missed by her sisters Lorraine Pitawanakwat, Gail Panamick (Clarence predeceased), and Deborah Pitawanakwat. Dorothy will be met with open arms by her late brother Gary Pitawanakwat. Dorothy will be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Immediate Family are welcome to celebrate her life at the Sheshegwaning Community Complex beginning at 1:00 pm on Thursday, December 29th, 2016. Friends are welcome after 2:00 pm.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at 11:00 am in Sheshegwaning. Cremation to follow.

Thoughts, prayers, and memories can be shared at www.islandfuneralhome.

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Joan Cada
   Posted Wed December 28, 2016
My sincere condolences to the family. I was very saddened to hear of Dorothy's passing. She will be missed. May the love of family and strength from friends comfort you in this difficult time.
Joan, Brandan and Colby

Joe & Maryann Endanawas & Family
   Posted Wed December 28, 2016
We extend our sincere condolences to the family in this time of extreme grief. Find comfort in the great memories that Dorothy left for you.
Baa Maa Pii Dorothy

Julia, Shawn, and George Bolger
   Posted Wed December 28, 2016
Dorothy's sparkling smile and warmth will always shine on in our memories and hearts. I bet angels dance in hand-made moccasins too!

Gail Robinson
   Posted Wed December 28, 2016
I will always remember her dancing! My sympathy to her family and close friends.

Mr. and Mrs. Dominic Morningstar & Family
   Posted Wed December 28, 2016
Sending our condolences to you and your family on the loss of your mom, grandmother, sister & aunt Dorothy.

"Blessed are those that mourn, for they shall be comforted" Matthew 5:4 ESV

Gene and Janice Cada
   Posted Wed December 28, 2016
Our hearts are sadden by the passing of such a beautiful soul. Our condolences to her family.

Howard and Sherry Armstrong
   Posted Wed December 28, 2016
Thinking of all the family at this very sad time. Dorothy will be missed by all who knew her, always a smile on her face, and a kind word from the heart.
Howard & Sherry Armstrong

Stephen & Debby Hunter
   Posted Wed December 28, 2016
I was very sorry to hear of Dorothy's passing, our thoughts are with her family at this time... I'm sure she is already dancing up a storm above us

Marilyn Cada and Jim King-Seguin
   Posted Wed December 28, 2016
We were saddened to hear of Dorothy's passing. Our condolences to the family.

Marilyn Stevens
   Posted Wed December 28, 2016
Sincere condolences to the family of Dorothy Pitawanakwat. May you find strength within your family to help you through this difficult time.

Shelley Croft
   Posted Wed December 28, 2016
My sincere condolences to all of Dorothy's family, she sure was a special lady and a good friend.

Cheri Roy-Kabalan
   Posted Wed December 28, 2016
We are deeply saddened to hear of Dorothy's passing. Please accept our heartfelt condolences and may our prayers be of comfort to you. Remembering Dorothy's energetic, joyful, and loving soul will forever remain in everyone's memories and hearts. May she rest in eternal peace! Baamaa pii Dorothy. Cheri & Naji

Will Cadeau
   Posted Wed December 28, 2016
Dorothy was a good friend a loving mother and will be missed by all who were a part of her life. Sending prayers to her family. Her last breath on earth was her first breath in heaven may Dorothy rest in peace, she is with God now and her pain is gone.

Lizette Carlson
   Posted Wed December 28, 2016
So sorry for your loss Mike. Our deepest Condolences to you and your family. I watched your mother dance to the music on our posted video, priceless, a beautiful soul.

Garry and Judy Middaugh
   Posted Wed December 28, 2016
Our condolences to the family on Dorothy's passing

Glenn & Angie Armstrong
   Posted Wed December 28, 2016
Angie & I were shocked, with your families lost. We offer our condolences Much LOVE and our thoughts are with the family!

Lydia Burlein (Flanagan)
   Posted Wed December 28, 2016
My sincerest sympathy Malcolm to you and your family. I just saw your mom in Gore Bay not two weeks ago and was asking about you. What a shock! I am so sorry for your loss.

Joseph and Elizabeth Laford
   Posted Wed December 28, 2016
Our condolences to the children, Micheal Pitawanakwat, Shanna Pitawanakwat, and Malcolm Blue. May you find some comfort in accepting that your momma has entered the Spirit world, she is able to breathe deeply and freely...she no longers struggles with pain and she has is living in the freedom of the Spirit.

Nancy Orford
   Posted Wed December 28, 2016
Thinking of Dorothy's family at this sad time.

Carol Pearson
   Posted Wed December 28, 2016
So sorry to hear about Dorothy,,, she was a good friend, will miss you comments on Facebook,,,hugs to the family

Evelyn Armstrong-Overholt
   Posted Wed December 28, 2016
To William and Dorothy's children and family
I send my condolence to you. My thoughts and prayers are with you all over the next few days. Dorothy was an amazing person that will greatly be missed by all that knew her

Michel Vigeant
   Posted Wed December 28, 2016
My sincere condolences to the extended family of Sheshegwaning FN. Dorothy's smile touched everyone she met. She will be sorely missed.

Dianne & Ted Musgrove
   Posted Wed December 28, 2016
Sending our deepest sympathy to all of the family .Dorothy was a gentle soul with the feet of a dancer and heart as , as big as Manitoulin. She will be missed by all who knew her but she dance before the Creator for all of us left behind.
Ba ma pii

Maxine & Fred Middaugh
   Posted Wed December 28, 2016

We are so very sorry to hear that Dorothy, has passed.Our condolences to all her family , , she was a very fine Lady.

Debbie (Sloss) Harper
   Posted Thu December 29, 2016
So very sad... I will miss seeing Dorothy around Gore Bay. She always had a smile and cheerful hello every time she met you on the street. She will be missed by all who knew her. Please accept my most sincere cokndrncesv

Debbie (Sloss) Harper
   Posted Thu December 29, 2016
So very sad... I will miss seeing Dorothy around Gore Bay. She always had a smile and cheerful hello every time she met you on the street. She will be missed by all who knew her. Please accept my most sincere condolences. RIP Dorothy.

Beth McQuarrie
   Posted Thu December 29, 2016
Our condolences to Dorothy ' family. Heaven gained such a bright light when she entered - she will be missed by everyone who knew her

Shelley Carter Honess
   Posted Thu December 29, 2016
So sorry for your loss of a wonderful lady and dear friend. May you rest in peace Dorothy. Sincere sympathy to you all.

Jim & Mary Grace McGregor
   Posted Thu December 29, 2016
Our heartfelt sympathy to the children and sisters of Dorothy. She passed during this holy season of Christmas and she will always be with Jesus. God bless you all.

Harmel & Suzanne Mainville
   Posted Thu December 29, 2016
May God give peace to her children , grand children and family during this mourning time . May the good memories of her life comfort you . Our prayers are with you.

Mr.Mrs.Mark Wickett
   Posted Thu December 29, 2016
Our Heart felt Condolences to all the family's - Dorothy's memories will be like threads of gold, that's how big her heart was. She was so vibrant and full of life. Dancing and laughing. May she rest in peace and always in my heart.

Peggy Morrison
   Posted Thu December 29, 2016
To Dorothy's family
Special thoughts and prayers at this sad time. I remember Dorothy as a young girl at school and saw her grow into an amazing person.Her smile was genuine as she had a big heart.Blessing to you all.

bev Chatwell
   Posted Fri December 30, 2016
Heart broken to hear of the passing of Dorothy. Whenever I saw and spoke with Dorothy she always was warm and caring with a beautiful smile on her face. Comforted to know she is now with my dear friend, her brother Gary.

Allison Coulam
   Posted Fri December 30, 2016
My deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Dorothy. She was some special lady . God only takes the good ones back home.

Sandra Pope and family
   Posted Sat December 31, 2016
I would like to express our condolences in your loss. Both my late husband, Bruce Pope and I worked with Dorothy and enjoyed working with her.She will be missed by her entire family and the community.

Sandra Pope and family
   Posted Sat December 31, 2016
I would like to express our condolences in your loss. Both my late husband, Bruce Pope and I worked with Dorothy and enjoyed working with her.She will be missed by her entire family and the community.

Anna Aelick
   Posted Tue January 03, 2017
The world Has lost a lovely soul. I will miss seeing my old school friend! Holding Dorothy's family close in my heart.

Janyn Towns
   Posted Wed January 04, 2017
Sad to hear of Dorothy's passing. I was in high school with her and she was a beautiful person and she carried on being that beautiful person. Sympathies to her family and friends.

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