Ericka Ashkewe-Jones

1990 - 2020

Suddenly at her Neyaashiinigmiing home on Monday November 2, 2020. Ericka Mae Ashkewe-Jones at the age of 30 years. Beloved partner of Waubun Ashkewe. Cherished mother of Niigaanii and Brock Ashkewe. Daughter of Lurleen Ashkewe and Beverly Jones; and daughter-in-law of Mary Ashkewe (partner Greg Nadjiwon), and Leonard McLeod. Sister of Ryan Boortz-Jones, Kayla Jones, Ciara Keeshig, Spencer Linklater, and Keira Keeshig; and sister-in-law of Kara Ashkewe, Kara McLeod, and Ivy Ashkewe. Granddaughter of Gardenia Andrews, and Margaret Jones. Sadly missed by her cousins, nieces, nephews, and by all her aunties and uncles. Predeceased by her grandfathers, Raymond Ashkewe, and Morley Jones. Visitation will take place from the Cape Croker United Church, Neyaashiinigmiing on Monday November 9 from 2 PM onward. A service to celebrate Ericka’s life will be conducted on Tuesday at the Little Port Elgin Cemetery, Neyaashiinigmiing at 11 o’clock. Due to COVID19 restrictions, all attendees are required to wear a mask and follow physical distancing guidelines. If you wish to attend the service, please RSVP using the link below. Donations to the Kikendaasogamig Elementary School 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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