Marguerite Wabano


Age: 111

Canadian supercentenarian and the oldest known survivor of Canada's residential school system at the time of her death who as a young girl was taken from her family and sent to a residential school run by Roman Catholic nuns in Fort Albany, Ontario, Canada for two years more than a century ago, but who had lived long enough to see the dawn of a new era of respect for First Nations and was among the residential school survivors invited into the House of Commons for prime minister Stephen Harper's formal apology in 2008.

Cause of Death: Old age

Born: January 28, 1904

Died: November 13, 2015

Moosonee, Ontario, Canada