AKWESASNE – Mr. Ronald Ronnie Boots, 56, of 225 McComber Road, Cornwall Island, passed away early Tuesday morning, April 23, 2013 at the Ottawa Civic Hospital, where had been a patient since April 3rd. Friends may call at the home of his sister, Dea and Jackie Smith, 133 State Route 37, Hogansburg, beginning at 4:00 PM Thursday until 12:00 PM Saturday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday 1:00 PM at St. Regis Catholic Church with Rev. Jerome Pastores, celebrating. Burial will be later in the spring at Kateri Cemetery.