Sylvia Akiwenzie

1934 - 2013

Of Cape Croker, peacefully at Lee Manor, Owen Sound at the age of 78 years (nee Pedoniquotte).  Devoted mother of Faye (William Mitchell), of Orangeville, Angie Akiwenzie, of Toronto, Ron (partner Nancy Pringle), of Owen Sound, and Kim Akiwenzie (Michael Benedict), of Denver.  Proud grandmother of Justine and Erin Mitchell (fiancÚ Ryan Petton), Carolyn Akiwenzie (fiance Eric Neilsen), Maxine Akiwenzie, and Amber (Jeremy Cornelius); and great-grandmother of Kailey Mitchell, Sofia Akiwenzie, and Martie Cornelius.  Sister of Connie (Peter Grafner), of Cape Croker, Norris Chegahno (Sandi), of Owen Sound; and sister-in-law of Shirley (Ivan Reeve), of Stratford, and Theresa (John Nadjiwon), of Cape Croker.  Predeceased by her husband Ambrose; parents Foster and Alice; sister Bernice Pendergast; and sisters-in-law Delphine Peltier and Agnes Akiwenzie.  Visitation to occur Wednesday evening from 7-9 pm at the Cape Croker Community Centre.  A funeral mass will be celebrated from St. Mary's Catholic Church, Cape Croker on Thursday morning at 11 o'clock.  Cremation to follow.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Kikendaasogamig Elementary School would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd.8, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041.  Condolences may be expressed online at
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