OTTAWA, Sept. 30 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Chief and Council of the Crees
of the Waskaganish First Nation, it is with deep sadness and regret to
inform you that Chief Dr. Billy Diamond has passed away suddenly at
11:50 a.m. this morning, on Thursday, September 30, 2010.
Chief Dr. Diamond was at his home when he was in distress and a call was
placed to the local emergency team at 11:29 a.m. Shortly after being
transported to the clinic in Waskaganish, Dr. Marie Carmen Berlie
pronounced the death of Chief Dr. Billy Diamond at 11:50 a.m.
His wife, Elizabeth was present with him throughout the entire time.
His wife and children, Lorraine, Christopher, Ian, Sandford, Phillip and
Kevin Gunner are grateful for your care and concern.
Funeral arrangements and information shall be released as soon as
All condolences for the family can be sent to the following:
Family of the Late Chief Dr. Billy Diamond
c/o Crees of the
Waskaganish First Nation
P.O. Box 60
Facsimile: (819) 895-2144
Thank you in advance for your prayers and condolences.
SOURCE Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee)
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