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Angus "Skanhiohati"

November 29, 1939 – January 9, 2019

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Obituary for Angus "Skanhiohati" Ransom


AKWESASNE – Angus “Skanhiohati” Ransom, Snipe Clan, 79, of 10 Leo Swamp Road, passed away Wednesday afternoon, January 9, 2019 at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital after a brief illness.

Angus was born November 29, 1939 at the family home in Akwesasne, the son of the late Alex and Margaret (Lazore) Ransom and attended Bombay High School.

He was a farmer throughout his life. He was a member of the Akwesasne Death Benefits and enjoyed watching television, playing Radio Bingo, and watching wrestling. He participated in the ceremonies and activities of the Kanienkehaka Kaienerehkowa Kanonsesneh Longhouse.

He is survived by his siblings, Ivan and Delores Ransom; Joice Ransom; Patricia Ransom; Betty Ransom all of Akwesasne; Harold Ransom of Denver, CO; and Phyllis Ransom of New Orleans, LA; and many nieces and nephews.

Friends may at Akwesasne Homemakers beginning Sunday at 12:00 noon until Monday 11:00 AM, when his funeral ceremony will be held. Burial will follow in Ransom Family Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the St. Regis Mohawk Office of the Aging.

Arrangements are with the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena, where memories and condolences may be shared online at

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When Sunday, January 13th, 2019 12:00pm
Akwesasne Homemakers
1126 River Road
Akwesasne, QC H0M 1A1

Service Information

Monday, January 14th, 2019 11:00am
Akwesasne Homemakers
1126 River Road
Akwesasne, QC H0M 1A1

Interment Information

Ransom Family Cemetery
10 Leo Swamp Road
Akwesasne, , NY 13655