It is with deep sadness that the family of James Robert “Shadow” Perreault, of Couchiching First Nation, Ont., announces his passing on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013 in Fort Frances, Ont.
James was born Sunday, Oct. 16, 1949 in Fort Frances and spent all of his life in Rainy River District.
He had worked at the local mill for more than 25 years until he retired at the age of 55.
He enjoyed watching TV and was a dedicated Toronto Maple Leaf and NASCAR fan. He also was an avid Muskie fan and had played for the Muskies in his younger days.
James also enjoyed taking a drive and going to the casino.
He had a great love for his cats and dogs, and was a good friend to many. Most of all, he loved his family.
Left to cherish his memory is his son, Robert (Kelley) Perreault of Florida; and granddaughter, Avery Perreault.
Also surviving are his sisters, Janice Carmody (Bill Williams) and Jocelyn Johnson; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents, James and Janet Perreault Sr.; brother, Merle Perreault; sister, Jean Archie; nephew, Dennis Perreault; brother-in-law, Bill Carmody; as well as other family members.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at Green Funeral Home in Fort Frances, with Fr. Victor De Gagne officiating.
The honourary pallbearers will be all of his family, friends, and co-workers.
In memoriam donations may be made to the Dialysis Unit at La Verendrye General Hospital, 110 Victoria Ave., Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 2B7 or c/o Green Funeral Home, P.O. Box 427, Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 3M8.
Online condolences may be offered at www.greenfuneralhomefortfrances.com