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It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved mother, Judy Ann Copenace, on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Big Grassy First Nation.

Judy was born on Dec. 15, 1965 in Rainy River, Ont. to Daniel Copenace and Lillian Cochrane.

She was predeceased by her parents and older brother, Steven Copenace.

A traditional wake was held on Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 3 p.m. at the Big Grassy F.N. Hall, followed by a traditional service on Monday, April 23, 2018 at 10 a.m., with Elder Harry Windigo officiating.

Interment took place at the Big Grassy Cemetery.

The pallbearers were John Copenace, Fred Copenace, Dennis Copenace Shannon Copenace, Dakota Copenace, and Frank Maytwayashing.

The honourary pallbearers were her family and friends.

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