In loving memory of
Dolores Nahwegahbo (nee: Jackson)
June 26, 1948 – January 29, 2021
Dolores passed away peacefully at the Manitoulin Health Centre with her family by her side.
Beloved wife of Robert Nahwegahbo, cherished mother to Craig, Gordon and Julie and loving sister to many wonderful siblings.
Dolores was born in South Bay, Wiikwemikoong First Nation later moving to Toronto, Ontario where she fulfilled her childhood dream of becoming a Nurse. She worked at several hospitals in the Toronto area before retiring from Woman’s College Hospital where she worked in the operating room. Upon her retirement Dolores returned to Manitoulin Island and continued her nursing career at the North Eastern Manitoulin Island Family Health Team working part time to serve her new community of Little Current.
Dolores was an avid gardener and volunteered with a lovely gardening group where she made many friends.
Special thanks to the staff at the Manitoulin Health Centre for their compassionate care and hospitality during her final days.
Memorial donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society and would be much appreciated.
Visitation: Wednesday February 3, 2021; 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Service: Thursday February 4, 2021 at 11 am
at the Island Funeral Home.
Due to COVID restrictions visitation and service are by invitation only.
Cremation and Celebration of Life to follow
All COVID protocols must be followed: hand sanitizing, social distancing and masks are required.
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