Elizabeth Callan

Obituary of Elizabeth Callan

CALLAN, Elizabeth (Papp)

Sept. 15, 1935 – Feb. 7, 2019

Elizabeth passed away at the age of 83 years surrounded by family at the Village at St. Clair. She went to be with her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. She was the Beloved mother of Jody (Denis) Quenneville, Sandra (Gerry) Bessant of Grande Prarie, Douglas (Lesley Valkovskis) Callan and late Michael Callan (2013). She was predeceased by her parents Michael Sr. and Elizabeth Papp, her husband Douglas John Callan Sr., step-mother Emilia, brothers Michael Papp Jr., Andrew Papp and youngest son Michael Callan. She is survived by her sister  Wanda (Dale) Langlois, sister-in-law Trudy Papp and several nieces and nephews. Elizabeth graduated in 1956 from Hotel Dieu nursing program, and retired in 1998 from Hotel Dieu-Grace Hospital. She was an active member of the Harrow Baptist Church. She generously volunteered and supported many missions and organizations to further the gospel of Christ including Sun Parlor Pregnancy and Resource Center in Leamington.  A celebration of Elizabeth’s life will be held Monday February 11, 2019 from 1:00p.m. to 3:00p.m. at the Village at St. Clair 1800 Talbot Rd, Windsor, ON N9H 0E3. Interment of ashes at Colchester Memorial. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Alzheimer’s Society or The Gideons. The family would like to thank all the staff at Oak Park, LaSalle, Season’s Royal Oak Village, Lasalle and the Village at St. Clair, Windsor. Thank you to the Alzheimer’s Society for support through Elizabeth’s journey with dementia. A special thank you to Sue for being such a big part of Mom’s personal care and companionship as well as the wonderful staff at the Village at St. Clair. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca