Verlyn Akiwenzie-Jones

1938 - 2016

Passed away in her home community of Cape Croker on Thursday, June 2, 2016. Verlyn Lenora (nee Akiwenzie) at the age of 78 years. Loving wife of the late Charles Richard Jones (2013). Cherished mother of Peter Thiede and his wife Vanessa Keeshig, of Neyaashiinigmiing, and Angela Thiede-Lewis and her husband Kevin Lewis, of Cambridge. Devoted grandmother of Kyanna, Cyrus, Jasmine, Edwin, Michael, Michelle, Brenda, Kevin, and Brian. Sadly missed by Richard’s children and grandchildren; nephew and niece, David Moyer, and Sheila Janes and her husband Ed Janes and children Joshua and Shannon Janes; and other relatives and many friends. Predeceased by her parents, Edwin and Isabella; and her sister, Edwina Moyer. Family invite you to gather with them for visitation on Saturday and Sunday from 7-9 pm at Verlyn’s home (36 – 401 Road). Mass will be celebrated from the Cape Croker Catholic Church on Monday, June 6, 2016 at 11 o'clock. Interment in Little Port Elgin Cemetery. Following the proceedings, family and friends are invited to share a meal with the family at the Maadookii Senior Centre. Donations to the charity of your choice would be 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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