Margaret Shigwadja

Died: Mon., Mar. 20, 2017


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Marguerite 'Margaret' Genevieve Shigwadja
"Momma"
February 27, 1932-
March 20, 2017
Age 85
Margaret 'Momma' passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Marguerite was born to Alex Takwadjiwan and Sophie (Trudeau) Takwadjiwan (both predeceased)
Sister to Delia Peltier, John Takwadjiwan,
Tommy Takwadjiwan, Lyda Mish, Lydo Mandamin, Ronnie Lewis (all predeceased).
Cecile Milburg, Marilyn Lewis, Lucy Trudeau, Toni Lewis, Bobby Lewis, Raymond Roy, Boniface Roy, David Jacko
of Wikwemikong.
Sister in law to Jacob, Andrew, Mike, Alex Shigwadja, Marie Roy (all predeceased).
Special aunt to all her nieces and nephews.
Margaret is reunited with her husband Emerick and
her beloved son Kenneth and
family dogs Bebe, Panda and Pongo.
Survived by her children JoeAlec (Kim), Elizabeth (Wayne), Bartello, Dorothy (Victor), DebbieAnn, Deano, Fred (Delores), Glenda (Wilfred), Mark (Michelle).
Momma will be missed by her 21 grandchildren. Chi-Momma to 17 great-grandchildren (predeceased by great-grandchildren baby Anthony and baby Lily)
She will be missed by her dog Tiny.
Special mom to Patrick and Tim Ominika and
Jeanette George.
Godmother to Tim Recollet, Kenneth Recollet (predeceased), Jean Shawana, Regina Mandamin,
Isadore Peltier, Pamela Peltier, Trissy Rivers,
Jeanette Bondy, Linda Trudeau, Trisha Trudeau,
Sheila Wemigwans, Nimkeehns Wemigwans.
Will be remembered by Jean Trudeau.
Margaret loved spending time with family at our family gatherings, playing bingo, quilting, attending Sunday mass and singing gospel music. In her earlier days she would travel with her husband to prayer groups and powwows to watch her grandchildren dance.
Momma taught us the importance of family, she also taught us to be kind and love one another.
Visitation at Rabbit Island Centre
Funeral Mass 11:00 am Saturday March 25, 2017
at Holy Cross Mission
Burial at Wikwemikong Upper Cemetery

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Fr. Doug McCarthy
   Posted Sat March 25, 2017
Will remember Margaret in my Mass this morning and will keep the family in my prayers.

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