Ozhaawashko Binesi Giizens
“Blue Thunderbird Boy”
With great sadness we announce that Joziah Ray Merrick-Spence began his journey to the spirit world on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at the Children’s Hospital in Winnipeg, MB at the age of 1 month and 3 days.
Left to cherish his memory are his parents Joe Spence and Krystal Merrick, brothers and sisters twin baby Jozef, Israel, Summer, Traytin and Drake, grandparents Jessica (Craig), Doris (Bob) and Warren (Arlene), great-grandparents Cathy (Jesse) and Betty, aunts and uncles Bryan, Felicity, Crosbey, Canyon, Lesley, Sancia, Karlie, Tara (Derek), Candy (Duke), Jeremy, Shaun (Chanelle) and many extended family members.
Wake will be held at Long Plain Spirit Lodge on Friday, November 23, 2018 at 4:00 pm. Feast and service will be held on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 11:00 am at Long Plain Spirit Lodge. Interment will take place at Hillside Cemetery.
A tree will be planted in memory and cared for by McKenzies Portage Funeral Chapel. 204-857-4021 www.mckenziesportagefuneralchapel.com