Lionel Joseph Henry Assinewai

Born: Sat., Sep. 12, 1953
Died: Wed., Jul. 15, 2020


Family to do services at later date

Location: Family Home


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Shibzhii - "Shib"
Lionel Joseph Henry Assinewai (Webkamigad)
September 12, 1953 - July 15, 2020

In loving memory of "Shib" who started his journey peacefully in his home at the age of 66.  

Shib was a hardworking man with a sense of humour.  He was a one arm bandit and he didn't let that get in the way of harvesting medicines, berries, firewood for his loyal customers, gardening, hunting, cooking, working horses, providing horse drawn sleigh rides and projects around his home.  He was a avid Bingo player and was always willing to give a helping hand and went to church every Sunday with his cousin Regina Webkamigad. He is now reunited with his beloved pets "Jack" and "Jake" where they will cross the Rainbow Bridge together.

Beloved  son of his mother Georgina (LaLa) (nee Kimewon) predeceased and Henry & Agnes Webkamigad both predeceased.  

He is survived by Lionel Jr.Assinewai and Lanell Mejaki-Neganigwane (Jonas).

Siblings
Dwight Recollet (Harriet),
Chris Pheasant (predeceased) (Joanna ),
Caroline Webkamigad,
Marc Pheasant (Monica),
Jerrold Webkamigad (Peggy)

Nieces and Nephews,
Karen Mejaki (predeceased),
Joanne Recollet,
Dwight Jr Recollet (predeaceased),
Adam (Datumz) Recollet (Sarah Lynn),
Wayne Recollet (predeaceased),
Rachel Webkamigad-Hare (Sundance),
Jordan Peltier, Keegan Peltier (Grace),
Jasmine Peltier, Launie Pheasant (Courtney),
Preston Webkamigad,
Brenden Pheasant.

Special Great nephews, Dakota Hare (Kooter), Noah Hare and Hudson Hare.

Special godchild April Peltier and his favorite bingo partner and auntie Josephine Pelletier.
Special friend Leonard Naokwegijig and Special Cousin Wanda Kimewon.

He will also be greatly missed by his many cousins, friends and bingo family.

At Shib's request he will be cremated.  

Funeral Service will be at his residence
at 162 Benongghong Road, Wikwemikong, Ontario
once the cremation process is complete.

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Alma-Jean Migwans
   Posted Fri July 17, 2020
Well bingo halls won't be the same without you. I am sure you'll come to visit from time to time. I love your humor. Always, cracking up jokes in the language. Sure going to miss you.baa maa pii.

Kevin Gilbert
   Posted Fri July 17, 2020
To Lionel's Family, So sorry to here the loss of such a nice man. The horse pulling family has lost a fantastic horseman. The way he handled horses, you would never know that he only had one hand. I always looked forward to a chat with Lionel at the pulls. He was always ready to help when need be. And you could always count on a smile from him.

You all are in our thoughts.

Kevin & the entire Gilbert Family

Randy Rivers and family
   Posted Fri July 17, 2020
My condolences go to the family

Loretta Fox
   Posted Sun July 19, 2020
My sincerest condolences to all family, extended family and community members. May he rest in peace.

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