SQUIRE, William Augustus 'Ratsirenhawe' - It is with heavy hearts that the family of William (Bill) Squire announces his sudden passing at age 71, January 9th, 2017.
William passed peacefully at his family’s ancestral homeland located on Birkett Lane in Brantford.
Beloved son of the late Kathleen and James Melvin Squire, cherished brother of Richard (Ila) Squire, predeceased by brothers Earl Melvin and James Squire, and sister Helen (Cook) Squire.
Loving father of the late William Craig Squire, David Warren and Dallas Squire. Cherished grandfather to Jake, Sierra, Jaden, Cole, Jesse, Kayla, Makayla, William, Siena and Rainy Squire.
William was a member of the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame and a Mohawk Ironworker. He will be remembered by many for his work and dedication to the Mohawk Workers, carrying on the work of his father and grandfather before him to research and uncover the truth about Canada’s hidden history and the Original Mohawks of the Grand River Territory.
William was a true warrior, a Mohawk Worker, an avid historian, a leader and a visionary.
William will be resting at Kanata Village located at 440 Mohawk Street, Brantford on Wednesday, January 11th for a public visitation beginning at noon. The funeral service will begin at 11 am on Thursday, January 12th at Kana:ta, after which William will travel to his final resting spot behind his family homestead on Bateman Line. Arrangements entrusted with RHB Anderson funeral homes.