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Wii-Nijimenmongid ~ In Loving Memory Alex Eugene Thomas "Wagosh" Fox "Giwadinmakhwa Ananigwet" Nigig Dodem – Otter Clan

 


It is with great sadness the family announces his passing on Saturday December 10, 2022 at the age of 82.

Survived by his partner Poky Fox, his children Sky (Angela), special daughter-in-law Theresa “Bear” Katsitsionni, Jason (Xochitl), Samantha (Kevin), Konwawihon (Gainaniyonda), Digwageehns (Aaron) and nephew John Gamble (Bonita). His siblings Marvin (Carlene), Laura (Ian baa), Liz (George baa), Norma, Grace (Joseph baa) and Ivyn (Kevin).

Alex was predeceased by his son Happy Fox baa (Monica), his mother Katherine Assiniwe baa, his father, Wilfred Fox baa, and his siblings Arlene baa (Don baa), Melvina baa (Ronnie), David baa (Josephine baa) and Junior baa (Jeanette).

He will be missed by all of his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and godchildren.

Alex loved life. He enjoyed nature, traditional life, attending ceremonies, travelling and sharing knowledge and songs. He was an exceptional speaker and storyteller and emceed powwows across Turtle Island.

He was proud to be an educator and would often talk about his work as an addiction’s counsellor. He believed in the power of love and forgiveness and was known to help anyone in need, never turning anyone away.

He was an all-round athlete and aside from watching and coaching sports, he loved to watch his children and grandchildren play. He also enjoyed playing cards, drinking coffee and going to the casino.

Visitation will be held at the Rabbit Island Community Centre on Tuesday December 13, 2022 from 3:00 p.m.

Funeral Service will commence on Thursday December 15, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. with burial to take place at the Wikwemikong Upper Cemetery.

Arrangements under the care and trust of LAHAIE AND SULLIVAN CORNWALL FUNERAL HOME, WEST BRANCH, 20 Seventh Street West (613-932-8482).

Messages of condolences may be left at www.lahaiesullivan.ca

 

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