Cory Keeshig

1977 - 2020

Cory Scott Keeshig – of Neyaashiinigmiing, at Grey Bruce Health Services Owen Sound, on Wednesday December 2, 2020, at the age of 43 years. Cherished father of Ciara Keeshig, Keira-Shae Keeshig, Navarah King, Jayce Keeshig, and step-father of Kayla Ashkewe. Beloved son of Arlenee Keeshig. Dear brother of Jeff Keeshig (Marlene Keeshig-Vogl), Travis Mouck (Lucille Alipor), Melinda Keeshig, and Amanda Cunningham (Tom), and Jennifer Townson (Jason). Sadly missed by his many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Predeceased by his father, Donnie Craig; his grandmother, Alfreda Keeshig (nee Waukey) who raised him; brother, Jerry Keeshig; and step-daughter, Ericka Ashkewe-Jones. Visitation will take place from the Cape Croker United Church, Neyaashiinigmiing on Sunday December 6 from 2 PM onward. A graveside committal service to celebrate Cory’s life will be conducted on Monday at the Little Port Elgin Cemetery, Neyaashiinigmiing at 1 o’clock. Due to COVID19 restrictions, all attendees are required to wear a mask and follow physical distancing guidelines. Donations to the M’Wikwedong Indigenous Friendship Centre, Owen Sound or to the Chippewas of Nawash Men’s Fastball/Cara would be greatly appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041. Condolences may be expressed online at

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