Ernestine Proulx

1936 - 2017

Ernestine Mary Proulx - of Neyaashiinigmiing, peacefully at Golden Dawn Nursing Home, Lion’s Head, on Thursday April 13, 2017 at the age of 80 years. Cherished mother of Roland, of Hamilton, Tim (wife Fran Waukey), of Winnipeg, Brenda (husband Sid Nadjiwon), of Neyaashiinigmiing, and Cindy Proulx (husband Alfred Schop) and Jennifer Proulx (husband Les Weir), both of Orillia. Beloved grandmother of Timothy, Jessica, Devin, Darcy, Meagan, Sydney-Anne, Kyle, Christine, and Mathew; and great-grandmother of 10. Devoted sister of Marilyn Corbierre, of Honey Harbour, and Jan Omiatek, of Niagara Falls, NY; and her extended family. Sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, and many friends. Predeceased by her parents Rufus and Mary; husband Silas; brother Basil Johnston; and sister Gladys. Friends are invited to gather for visitation at the Maadookii Seniors Centre, Neyaashiinigmiing on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Neyaashiinigmiing on Thursday at 11 o’clock. Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd. 8, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041. Condolences may be expressed online at

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