LESAGE. William “Butchic”


Passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 10th 2016 at the age of 88.

The Son of William and Myrtle Lesage (Bussineau). Decendent of Buhkwujjenene. Husband of the late Patricia and Special friend to Cheryl Alton. Loving father of William (Lori Alton), Patricia (Ivan Fox Wagoosh) and stepfather of Irvin “Bob”. Proud grandfather of Juliana, William, Patricia “Shirlene”, Angus and Anthony.

. Brother and brother-in- law of the late Mickey Bussineau (Roz), late Alden Bussineau, late Lester Lesage (Dorothy), late Emily Massicotte (Maurice), late Frieda Jarrell (Fred), Virginia McCoy (Brian), late Rolland Lesage (late Judy), Olive Bolduc (Rene), Arladene Nelson (John), Opal Oliver (Doug), Carl Lesage (Marg), Angela Stone (late Sam), Andre Lesage (Marie), late Clifford (late Violet), late Bill Jones (late Irene), late Rose Daigle (late George), late Gordon Jones (Liz), late Jessie Boyer (late Garnet) and John Jones (Agnes).

Uncle Butch will be greatly missed by many, many nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews, cousins, friends and his American friends and co-workers.

Family and Friends are invited to visit the Garden River Community Centre on Monday, November 14, 2016 at the Garden River Community Centre from 1 pm until time of the service Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 10 am. Father John Hascall officiating.

Memorial contributions to the Batchewana First Nation Food Bank Niigaaniin or the BFN Teen Centre would be appreciated by the family.

A Gichi Miigwetch to the Fire Keepers, Pipe Carriers, Drummers Batchewana First Nation staff and all who support our family during this time.

Arrangements entrusted to the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre 705-759-2522. Expressions of sympathy may be offered at www.arthurfuneralhome.com