(April 27, 1955 – March 3, 2016) Peacefully, with his family by his side at the Blind River District Health Centre on Thursday March 3, 2016.

Wayne Petahtegoose in his 61st year, beloved husband- of Bernadette Boyer for 35 years. Wayne will be sadly missed by his special pets Millie and Popcorn. Beloved son of The Late Paul and Georgina Petahtegoose. Dear brother of James Petahtegoose, Cathy Debassige (Gary Taylor), Georgette Petahtegoose (Steve MacIntyre), Norma Geauvreau (Jerome Dionne), Joyce Throop (Colin) and The Late Alden Petahtegoose, Valerie Copegog, Joseph Petahtegoose (Late Florence), Terry Petahtegoose, Bert Pace (Crystal), Andy Petahtegoose, Marilyn Commanda (Earl). Wayne was a very special Uncle and Great Uncle to many nieces and nephews.

Special thanks to Diane Morningstar, Julie Boyer, Samantha Boyer and Stephanie Boyer for the loving care of Wayne while at home.

Wayne practiced his Anishnawbek traditions and culture. Wayne enjoyed being outdoors, beading, doing his woodwork, playing guitar, leatherwork and travelling the powwow trails.

Wayne will be greatly missed by the staff and clients of Anishnabie Naadmaagi Gamig.

Friends may call at the Mississaugi First Nation Band Hall on Saturday March 5, 2016 from 9am until time of service on Monday March 7, 2016 at 11am. Cremation to follow.

Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society gratefully accepted.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Menard Funeral Home, Blind River, Ontario.