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Adrian Gabriel Bizhew Jacko

September 26, 1990 ~ January 19, 2024 (age 33) 33 Years Old

Adrian Jacko Obituary

In Loving Memory of
Adrian Gabriel (Gabe) Bizhew Jacko 
"Waabshkiye Myiingan" 

Sunrise September 26, 1990 - Sunset January 19, 2024 

Beloved son of Roland Jacko and Sheila George-Nabigon
Survived by siblings Naomi,
Ben (Amanda), Steven, and Adam.
Special Sisters Jessica Eshkawkogan
and Vanessa Ominika.
Dearest Uncle to Joshua, Sheila,
Somayah, Lily-Marie and Sabina.
Predeceased by Grandparents Alex and Blanche Jacko-ba and Bon and Margaret Wassengeso (George)-ba.
Godson to Jose Garcia, Luke Pheasant and Marilyn Jacko
Loved dearly by many aunts, uncles,
cousins and extended family members
Special nephew of the Powwow and Drum Circles
Raised in Wikwemikong and Sudbury, Gabe would prepare his camp lot, helping his  dad, and his Uncle Terrence with bush work. He loved gaming and playing crib with whoever was up for a challenge. He enjoyed late night/early morning karaoke singing at the top of his lungs and had the smoothest dance moves. Gabe also loved receiving packages in the mail from Amazon, reading many books, Pepsi, spending time with his brothers and attending many family gatherings/feasts.

Gabe is fondly remembered by his childhood friends as being the smartest, very kind, so polite and a funny guy. Gabe is so loved by his family and he taught us all to be compassionate and understanding in mental wellness. Gabe had a private and quiet demeanour but also an incredible sense of humour with his one liners and dad jokes. He has left us with cherished memories and will live in our hearts forever.

Although we will mourn our son, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin and friend, it is with immense gratitude to the Community Volunteers, Wiikwemkoong Chief and Council, Band Administration Staff, Crisis Response Team, Communities afar, Wikwemikong Tribal Police, OPP, the ERT Team and K9 Unit in bringing Gabe home.
We love you Gabe!

Family and Friends will gather at
Wikwemikong Recreation and Cultural Centre,
2338 Wikwemikong Way, Upper Hall
on Sunday January 28th, 2024 after 5:30pm
Traditional Funeral begins
Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 1:00pm
Traditional Burial to follow
at Wikwemikong Upper Cemetery 
Feast to follow.

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