January 22, 1987 - March 15, 2023
A resident of Whitefish Bay First Nation passed away on March 15, 2023 at his residence in Whitefish Bay First Nation.
He was predeceased by his sister Sonya Cowley-Smith, his uncle Jonathon Cowley and his grandmother Susan Cowley.
He is survived by his mother Merritt Cowley, step-father Duane Mandamin, his sisters Melissa Cowley, Shauna Cowley, uncles Timothy (Karen) Cowley and Jay Cowley, his father Stewart Smith. He is also survived by his nephews Bryson, Bravyn, Darius, Deon, Marcus, D Shawn, his nieces Tianna, Cay lee, Mariah, Madison and Shaleah, auntie Roberta Crow, cousins Willow Crow, Sunshine Crow, Colt Crow and Brooks Crow. He will also be greatly missed by his friends Sheena Henry, April Oshie-Mandamin and Braden Joseph.
A wake service for Matthew will be held Thursday, March 23, 2023 at 11:00 AM at Peshigoneb Cultural Centre, Whitefish, Ontario. A funeral service will occur Friday, March 24, 2023 at 10:00 AM at Peshigoneb Cultural Centre with burial to follow at Whitefish Bay First Nation.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.brownfuneralhomekenora.com for the Cowley-Smith family.