Mervyn “Pooks” Julian Pitawanakwat


March 18, 1961 – November 11, 2013

In loving memory of Mervyn Julian Pitawanakwat who passed peacefully on Monday, November 11, 2013. Merv passed on to the Spirit World at his residence. Survived by beloved son Sebastian Manitowabi (Angela), and daughter Erika Corbiere (Damian) Son of the late Julian Pitawanakwat and Violet Rosa Pitawanakwat-Burke. Will be remembered by sisters Mary Ann (Bonn), Jean (Eric), Beverly (Nelson), Cathy, and brother Renee Lee of North Carolina, USA. Dear uncle of Ronald (Marcela), Amber, Nodin, Steven (Alice), Naomi, Bronson, Blossom, Jaynee and Thunder. Grandfather to Shawn, Sylvester, Jareim and Rowan. Great-uncle to many great-nieces and nephews. Family and friends gathered from 10 am on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at Buzwah Church. Funeral Service was at 1 pm on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at Holy Cross Mission. Burial at Holy Cross Mission Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Island Funeral Home.