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Obituary for John Roy Wabason

John Roy Wabason

October 16 1994 - October 23 2023

John was born in Geraldton Ontario

John worked for MNR for about 10 years fighting fires all over northern Ontario. He loved his job very much, his hobbies and interests were spending time with friends and family whenever he could.

He was an avid hunter, fisherman and trapper, going to Ogoki Lake to his parents camp during winter and summer. He also loved taking his dog when he went hunting.

He attended elementary school in Nakina and Geraldton High School then went on to Sault St Marie College.

John is lovingly remembered by his mother Gloria Wabason; father, John Ritch; brothers Elijah Wabason; Shane Wabason; sister Gail Wabason. Stepbrother Barry Ritch (Vicky); Stepsisters Sally Ritch (Pat) ; Jennifer Ritch;

Florence Bortolotto (Angelo); nephews Chad Wabason; Jordan Wabason; Samiel Wabason; niece Jasmine Wabason and numerous Aunties and Uncles, Cousins and relatives on both sides families and Grandmother Stella Wabason.

John is predeceased by his Grandfather Steve Wabason; Grandfather Christopher Ritch and Grandmother Charlotte Ritch; Uncles Irvin Wabason; Glennie Wabason; Aunt Margaret Wabason; Stepbrother Larry Ritch; Stepsister Brenda Ritch (Maxwell Gagnon); Niece Shelly Ritch; and Cousin Jason Donio.

Wake for John will be held at Sargent and Son Funeral Home Saturday October 28, 2023 at 2pm.

Funeral Service to be held at Nakina Complex October 30 2023 from 12 – 2 pm.

Interment at Nakina Hillcrest Cemetery, Nakina Ontario.

Special thanks to Sargent and Son Funeral Home, Father Gerry McDougall and Father Ben (Nakina).

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