Elizabeth Mary Hollihan was born June 27th, 1910 in St. John’s, Newfoundland. She moved to Chilliwack in the 1950s. She passed away peacefully with family at her bedside, on Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 11:10 p.m. at the age of 100 years old.
Elizabeth is survived by her grandchildren: Karen (Ian), Betty-Ann (Jim), Randy (Becky), and Ron. Her 10 great-grandchildren: Kim(Jake), Candice (Cam); Brad, Laurie (Tyler), Angela (Steve); Shawn, Jenn (Jeff); Cory (Amanda), Stacie; Jody & 17 great-great-grandchildren, and extended family and friends.
She was predeceased by her loving husband of 49 years James, her daughters Louise at 1 month, Helen at 29 years old, her grandson James at 33 years old, and granddaughter Trudy at 49 years old.
Elizabeth was a very dedicated parishioner of the Catholic faith. Her humour, jokes and love for her family has allowed her to live 100 happy years.
The family would like to send a special thanks to Dr. MacIntosh, the staff at Glenwood Care Centre and Elizabeth’s great-granddaughter Candice Lamotte who took amazing care of her for the last 7 years of her life.
A funeral service will be held at St. Mary’s Church in Chilliwack on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. A viewing for family and friends will be held on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 at Henderson’s Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m.
Online condolences can be left at www.hendersonsfunerals.com