In loving memory of Norman Wesley Kabatay, 28, of Seine River First Nation, Ont., who passed away at his residence Monday, March 20, 2000.
Norman was born Oct. 3, 1971 in Fort Frances, Ont. He lived in Seine River for most of his life but enjoyed travelling. He liked to play baseball and hockey, and other sports. He also enjoyed hunting, firefighting, trapping, and fishing.
Norman enjoyed music, especially country music, and spending time with his friends. He also was a volunteer firefighter for Seine River First Nations.
His greatest joy came from spending time with his children.
Norman will be greatly missed by his parents, Ben and Virginia Kabatay; children, Samantha Kabatay, Adam Scott Kabatay, and Douglas Wade Boshkaykin; brothers, Glen Johnson and family, Gerald Johnson and family, Jeffrey Johnson, Anthony Kabatay and family, and Floyd Kabatay and his daughter; sister, Susan Johnson and family; uncles, Jack Johnson, and Sam Kabatay; aunts, Agnes Kabatay, Margaret Kabatay, and Agnes Spencer; and numerous nieces and nephews, cousins, and extended family.
He was predeceased by both his paternal and maternal grandparents; brother, Clayton Philip; sisters, Sandra Denise and Anita Lynn; and numerous aunts and uncles.
A traditional funeral ceremony was held Saturday, March 25, 2000 at 10 a.m. at the Kabatay residence in Seine River First Nation. Elder Garnet Counsillor officiated, with interment in the Seine River First Nation Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Mike Kabatay, Bob Potson, Walden Spencer, Stewart Boshkaykin, Ken Kabatay, and Terri Friday.
If friends so desire, in memoriam donations may be made to the charity of your choice.