Melevna Sutton

Died: Thu., Aug. 22, 2019


5:00 PM Sat., Aug. 24, 2019

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Aug. 26, 2019

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In Loving Memory of
Melvena Florence Sutton
December 10, 1942 - August 22, 2019

Melvena passed away peacefully
at home on August 22, 2019
with dear family by her side

Born to Dominic Bell and Genevieve Pitawanakwat-Bell in Sheshegwaning on December 10, 1942.

Predeceased by her husband Samuel Clarke Sutton.

Adoring mother of Mark (partner Tammy),
Heather (partner Elvis),
Jennifer (husband Paul Buchinger)
and Malcolm (wife Ashley).

Cherished grandmother of
Steven, Wusto, Wiidaaseh, Michael, Nathan and Jordan.

Loving great grandmother of
Kyle, Aiden, Ohitika and Liam.

Beloved sister of Dorothy, Elaine (predeceased),
Harvey (predeceased), Vera, Leland, Fred, Wilma
and John.

Fondly remembered and greatly missed by Samuel Sutton’s children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Will be missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and the Sheguiandah Community.

Melvena was a loving and caring person who was friendly to everyone she encountered. She was good hearted and angelic in many ways. Melvena loved gospel music and she sang in many choirs and played the piano. Melvena was a dedicated Mama Bird to all of her children whether they were hers or not. She was an avid Bingo player and was very involved in Sheguiandah community events. Melvena was a registered practical nurse who cared for many patients in hospitals and residents in nursing homes.

Family and friends will gather
at the Sheguiandah Community Centre
August 24, 2019 starting at 5:00PM
Funeral Mass
August 26, 2019 at 11:00AM
Burial in the Sheguindah First Nation Cemetery

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Norma Hughson
   Posted Sun August 25, 2019
Sorry for your loss Melevna was a beautiful soul who cared about everyone.

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