Velma Nadjiwon January 11, 2024

Date of Funeral

January 17, 2024

1947-2024
Velma Rose Nadjiwon – Lifetime resident of Neyaashiinigmiing, passed peacefully just shy of her 77th birthday and began her journey to the Spirit World on the evening of Thursday January 11, 2024. Wife of the late Ronald Gilbert Elliott-Baa and Harold Nadjiwon-Baa. Sisters Margaret Fox-Baa, Anita Johnston-Baa, Harriet Clark-Baa, Violet Elliott-Baa; Brothers Telford Elliott and George Elliott. Dear Mother to Marina Elliott-Baa, Warren Nadjiwon, Adrian Nadjiwon, and Maagiaashkiki – Shawn Nadjiwon – (Naabaagiizo – Shannon Drane). Grandma/Gramma to Tyler Nadjiwon Meekins, Dustin March, Justice Drane, Blane Roote, Oshkabewis – Evander Drane, and Niiwogiizhig – Phoenix Drane. Sadly missed by her many, many nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by her parents, Rachel Elliott and George Elliott; her Sisters, Margaret Fox, Anita Johnston, Harriet Clark, Violet Elliott; and her Daughter, Marina Elliott. A fire for Velma will be lit on Monday, January 15th at approximately 4:00pm. Family and Friends will be received at the Maadookii Senior Centre, Neyaashiinigmiing on Wednesday, January 17th from 11 am to 1 pm, where a Life Celebration Service for Velma will be conducted at 1:00 pm. A fire for Velma will be lit at the Maadookii Senior Centre prior to service time. In addition you are invited to share some stories and memories after the service and Velma has asked that you stay and eat. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd. 8, Sauble Beach. Donations to either the Maadookii Senior Centre or Bright Shores Wiarton would be greatly appreciated. Condolences may be expressed online at www.whitcroftfuneralhome.com

Baamaapii Miinwaa G’waabmin. G’zaagiin.

Family and Friends will be received at the Maadookii Senior Centre, Neyaashiinigmiing on Wednesday, January 17th from 11 am to 1 pm, where a Life Celebration Service for Velma will be conducted at 1:00 pm. A fire for Velma will be lit at the Maadookii Senior Centre prior to service time. In addition you are invited to share some stories and memories after the service and Velma has asked that you stay and eat.

Condolences(4)

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    Tracy Sauve,daughter of Anita Johnston baa says

    R.I.P. Velma
    Sending heartfelt condolences to all family friends and community.
    Peace be with you all

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    Gary and Marg Tambling says

    To the Families of Velma Nadjwon. We are so sorry to hear of her passing. She was one of our good and friendly customers when we had our shoe store. She and Ron, both, were special to us. They were great. Please accept our sympathy at this sad time.
    Gary and Marg Tambling

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    Veronica Cha-Cha Smith says

    Condolences to Family & Friends ❤️

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    doug daws says

    We would like to offer condolences to the family on Velma’s passing.
    from Connie and Doug Daws

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