Ernie Nadjiwan

1931 - 2018

Robert Ernest “Ernie” Nadjiwan - Veteran - of Neyaashiinigmiing, passed away peacefully at the Golden Dawn Nursing Home, Lions Head on Thursday September 13, 2018 at the age of 87 years. Ernie is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Lillian (nee Pelletier); his children Brenda Nadjiwan (Dave Towndrow), Shelley Cornelius (James Cornelius), Paul Nadjiwan (Stella Pellissey), and Timothy Nadjiwan (Robert Ferrante); and his sister Annette Keeshig. He is affectionately remembered by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents, Francis and Ethel; daughter, Kimberly; son, Michael; brother, Clifford Nadjiwan (Eva); sisters, Vera (Nick Kukhta), and Dorothy (Ross Johnston); and brother-in-law Giles Keeshig. Ernie was proud to serve his country as a Warrant Officer in the Canadian Armed Forces for 35 years. Family invite the community to gather with them for visitation from the Cape Croker Community Centre on Sunday September 16, 2018 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where a service to celebrate Ernie’s life will be held on Monday at 11 o’clock. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated and can be made through 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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