Tony Roote

1953 - 2015

Of Saugeen First Nation #29, peacefully at Residential Hospice of
Grey Bruce on Saturday, August 29, 2015. Daniel Anthony “Tony” Roote at the age of 61 years. Loving father of Jason Roote, Martin Roote, Quentin Roote, Jonathon Roote, Jacob Keenan-Roote, and Amanda Keenan-Roote. Grandfather of Brenden, Cole, Emily, Caleb, Tayla, and Rayden. Older brother of Steve Roote (Marilyn), Mike Roote (Cynthia), and Cory (Paul King), all of Saugeen First Nation. Fondly remembered by Charlene Keenan. Sadly missed by his niece, nephews, cousins, and many friends. Tony was very appreciative to the help he received from Krista Johns. Predeceased by his parents Daniel and Maisie. Tony was one of the first Constables at Saugeen First Nation #29; a popular Disc Jockey; trained chef; and had been working towards his education in the Marine Engineering program. Friends are invited to gather for visitation on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the home of Cory and Paul King (69 French Bay Road, Saugeen First Nation). A service to celebrate Tony’s life will be conducted from the James Mason Memorial Recreation Centre on Wednesday at 2 o’clock. Cremation to follow. Donations to the Canadian Cancer 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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