Jackie Ashkewe

1946 - 2021

Of Neyaashiinigmiing, peacefully after a battle with cancer, at Chapman House Owen Sound on Sunday December 12, 2021. Jacqueline Mae Ashkewe at the age of 75 years. Loving friend and companion to Peter “Pedo” Akiwenzie for over 53 years. Dear mother of Angela Ashkewe, of Neyaashiinigmiing, Stacey Ashkewe, and Melanie Ashkewe, both of Toronto, and Sterling Ashkewe, of Neyaashiinigmiing. Cherished grandmother of Lance Ashkewe (partner Celia Rafael), Tamara Ashkewe, Cherish Ashkewe, Summer Ashkewe, Keegan Ashkewe, and Mike Ashkewe (wife Blaire); and great-grandmother of Jaedon Ashkewe, Jeriko Ashkewe, Lacey Ashkewe, Baila Ashkewe, Landon Ashkewe, and Cedar Lazarus. Sister of Nelson Ashkewe, Colin Chegahno (Connie), Tony Chegahno (Debbie), Randy Chegahno, Arlene Chegahno, Fudd Chegahno, Guy Chegahno (Pat), Kim Chegahno, and Jill Winegarden (partner Albert). Sister-in-law of Kim Norris Chegahno, and Else Chegahno. Sadly missed by Peter’s family; and her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents, Nelson and Philomene; brothers, Raymond Ashkewe, Dean Chegahno, Theron “Huss” Chegahno, and Keith Chegahno; sister, Barb Whiteye; daughter, Kim Flett; and 3 sons of Jackie and Pedo. Friends may attend for visitation at the Maadookii Senior Centre on Friday December 17, 2021 from 12 – 1:30 PM. A private family service will follow. Visitation attendance is limited, and all those attending must wear a mask and show proof of double vaccination. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041. Donations to Chapman House, or to the Bruce Peninsula Hospitals Foundation would be appreciated. Condolences may be expressed online at www.whitcroftfuneralhome.com

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