George Leo Otowadjiwan

June 17, 1937 ~ December 25, 2020 (age 83)


It is with sad hearts that we announce the passing of
George Leo Otowadjiwan
who passed away on
December 25, 2020 in Wikwemikong, Ontario
at the age of 83.

Son of Joseph Wabegijig and Rose Lewis
(both predeceased).
Loving brother of Elaine Milne (Rick), Ron Lewis, Clarence Lewis (predeceased) and Doris Smith (predeceased).
Loved by his life long partner Loretta Rosie Peltier, stepson Brendan Peltier (Lorraine) of Toronto, stepdaughter Janice Peltier of Wikwemikong and his many nieces and nephews who have known Leo to be "Grandpa Leo".

Leo enjoyed golf, playing cards and monopoly, watching sports, tv bingo, and reading both biographical and history books. During his studies at Trent University, Leo had a keen interest in Indigenous Studies. Leo also had a grand time regaling us with stories of his memories and life experiences; his recollections of these experiences were usually told with a great amount of humor.  Leo will be deeply missed by all his family and friends.

Visitation will be held at the
Buzwah Church in Wikwemikong
on Wednesday, December 30, 2020
starting at 4:00 pm.
Funeral service will be held on
Thursday, December 31 at Buzwah Church
at 11:00 am.
Burial to follow in Wikwemikong Upper Cemetery

Due to COVID restrictions only 10 people will be permitted int he Church at one time.
All COVID protocols  must be followed: hand sanitizing, social distancing  and masks.

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December 30, 2020

4:00 PM to TBD
St. Ignatius Church

Buzwah, Ontario

Funeral Service
December 31, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Ignatius Church

Buzwah, Ontario

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