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Dorothy Grace (Shigwadja) Mishibinijima

March 10, 1942 ~ July 2, 2021 (age 79)

Obituary

In Loving memory of 
Noodin Biish
Dorothy Grace Mishibinijima (nee. Shigwadja)
March 10, 1942-July 2, 2021

Child of Josephine-ba Shigwadja (Nee Fox) 
and Joseph-ba Shigwadja G’gitziimak.

Married to Peter Mishibinijima for 61 years.

Sister of Carmelita-ba Fox-Richter (Claus-ba); Leonard-ba, Paul-ba (Bella-ba), Eli-ba, Sheila-ba (John) Recollet
and Virginia Goulais (Frank).

Mother of Thecla Neganegijig, Marcella-ba, Pius, Catherine, Debra, Joanna (Massimo). 
Will be missed by her special friend Stella Shigwadja.

Grandmother of Natalie, Juanita, Joshua, Larissa, Dallas, Terrence, Sierra, Maya, Byron, Lionel, Patrick, Lawrence
and Linda. 

Great grandmother of Grey, Aidan, Jeremy, Daelene, 
Owen, Francis, Kaori, Luca, Landon, Romeo, Lilly
and Mattelin.
Gashi enjoyed travelling, sewing, pow wows, bingo, cooking, baking, camping, spending time with family, game nights, word search, crafts, and retail therapy.
Gashi was full of laughter, had a smile that could light up a room, was willing to put family first, and had an adventurous spirit.Gashi fulfilled her dream of going to Greece, a dream she had since she was a small child seeing the planes in the sky. 
Gashi loved animals. She has joined her beloved pets Staf-ba and Pikacho-ba. Gashi worked at Canada Post for over 33 years. A job she secured from a part time Christmas job. 
Gashi would help many people during their visits to Toronto by offering a meal, or bed to sleep upon.
Gashi went to Lakehead University for 13 years in the Native Language Instructors Program, as well as working towards her General Education diploma at N’swakamok.
Dorothy is loved by many and will forever be missed.

Visitation
at the South Bay Centre
on Monday, July 5, 2021 from 10am.
Funeral Service
at St. Anthony Daniel Church
on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at 11am
Burial to follow in the Kaboni Cemetery.

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Services

Wake
Monday
July 5, 2021

10:00 AM
South Bay Centre

Funeral Service
Wednesday
July 7, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Anthony Daniel Church

Kaboni, Ontario

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