Jonah Elliott

1935 - 2017

Of Neyaashiinigmiing, suddenly at his residence on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at the age of 81 years. Cherished husband of Georgina (nee Chegahno) for 60 years. Loving father of Lyonel (Yvonne), Austin, Elaine, Clarke (partner Richelle King), Shirley (Bruce Jones), Quinto, and Waylynne. Devoted grandfather of 16; and much loved great-grandfather and great-great grandfather. Sadly missed by brothers and sisters-in-law; nieces and nephews; and his aunt Doris Mann and family. Predeceased by his mother, Agnes; brother and sisters, Gilbert, Eleanor, and Rosan; son, Peter; and special grandson, Quinto Shane. Family invite friends to gather with them at the Maadookii Centre, Neyaashiinigmiing on Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A service to celebrate the life of Jonah Elliott will be conducted from the Cape Croker United Church on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 1 o’clock. Interment in Little Port Elgin Cemetery, Neyaashiinigmiing. Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated and can be made through the THOMAS C. WHITCROFT FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041. Condolences may be expressed online at

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