SAYERS, Murray Joseph


(Nebenaigoching) (Hereditary Chief Batchewana First Nation) P.D.

Peacefully on Monday, January 1, 2018 at the age of 96 years.

Beloved husband of 71 years to Betsy Sayers (nee Riel).

Loving father to Ron Riel (Cherry), Audrey Rowan (Andrew), Gary Sayers, Dean Sayers, and the late Rudy Sayers.

Proud grandfather of ten; Great Grandfather of 21; Great Great Grandfather of 1.

Dear brother of the late Frances Sayers, late Lucille Agawa (late Tommy), Agnes Senecal (Frank), late Clement Sayers (late May), late Edward Sayers, late Leo Sayers, and the late Gordon Sayers (Donna).  Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends are invited to visit at the Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel on Thursday, January 4, 2018 from 6 – 9 pm.

Funeral mass to be celebrated from Precious Blood Cathedral on Friday, January 5, 2018 at 11 am.  Rev. Kumar Kanajara officiating.

Pot Luck Feast to follow at the Rankin Arena in the Thunderbird Room.

Interment in the spring at Batchawana Cemetery.

Memorial contributions to Batchawana First Nation, attn: Elders Fund would be appreciated.

Expressions of sympathy may be made at