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Rose KIMEWON- WILLIAMS (née ROY)
In loving memory Rose KIMEWON- WILLIAMS (née ROY) June 1, 1926-February 26, 2002.
Rose KIMEWON- WILLIAMS, a resident of Wikwemikong passed away at the Manitoulin Health Centre, Little Current on Tuesday, February 26, 2002 at the age of 74 years.
She was born in Wikwemikong daughter of Francis and Christine ROY (both predeceased.) Rose was a renowned artist of tufted quill boxes. She had been commissioned many times during her career to create works for special presentations to many people including Queen Elizabeth II. Some of Rose's works are on display at the Museum of Civilization in Ottawa and the Museum of the American Indian (Smithsonian) in Washington, D.C. Rose also supported her children and grandchildren as a proud hockey fan and was a loving foster mother to many children over her lifetime. Rose was an avid bingo player and enjoyed gardening and gathering wild fruits and berries for preserves.
Beloved wife of Ambrose KIMEWON- WILLIAMS (predeceased.) Dear and loving mother of the late Anthony ROY (wife May), Linda and Elizabeth (friend Ho JEREZ), Gary, and Cecil (wife Anne) LAFONTAINE. Loving grandmother of Mark, Michelle, Toni, Little Spirit, Cody and Lori.
Dear great grandmother of Ephie, Mark Jr., Joel, Ethan, Cameron and Hunter.
Dear sister of Agnes (husband Henry JIINGWA SHAWANA,) Mary and Joseph PANGOWISH (both predeceased) and Onezime ROY (predeceased.) Dear aunt and great aunt to many nieces and nephews.
Funeral Mass was held from Holy Cross Mission Church on Friday, March 1, 2002 with Father J. STOGRE Society of Jesus as celebrant. Interment followed in Wikwemikong Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Manitowaning Chapel Funeral Home.
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