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AKWESASNE – Angus Ransom Skahiohoti, Snipe Clan, 79, of 10 Leo Swamp Road, passed away Wednesday afternoon, January 9, 2019 at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital after a brief illness.

Angus was born November 29, 1939 at the family home in Akwesasne, the son of the late Alex and Margaret (Lazore) Ransom and attended Bombay High School.

He was a farmer throughout his life. He was a member of the Akwesasne Death Benefits and enjoyed watching television, playing Radio Bingo, and watching wrestling. He participated in the ceremonies and activities of the Kanienkehaka Kaienerehkowa Kanonsesneh Longhouse.

Angus is survived by his siblings, Ivan and Delores Ransom; Joyce Ransom; Patricia Ransom; Betty Ransom all of Akwesasne; Harold Ransom of Denver, CO; and Phyllis Ransom of New Orleans, LA; and many nieces and nephews.

Friends called at Akwesasne Homemakers from Sunday until Monday, January 14, when his funeral ceremony was held. Burial will follow in Ransom Family Cemetery, 10 Leo Swamp Road.

Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the St. Regis Mohawk Office of the Aging.

Arrangements are with the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena, where memories and condolences may be shared online at


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