1925 - 2017
Hilda Maclean (Callewaert) was born in Ste. Amelie Manitoba, on February 5, 1925 and passed away December 16, 2017 at the age of 92.
Hilda was an awesome homemaker, who loved her family, cooking and being creative at her sewing machine, and maintained a large garden up to her 90th birthday. She opened her doors to family & friends who came to visit and those who boarded while attending school. She was a member of the Catholic Women’s League and a devoted member of her church helping to build the church, school and parish center. She was always ready and willing to help with various fundraisers and providing meals for the workers.She leaves to mourn her family her daughters: Doreen (Bil) Gowans and their children Tami (Todd) Colclough; Shane (Melanie) Gowans and Carol-Anne McQuarrie (Jim deceased) and their children Trish (Pete) Rackow; and Jim McQuarrie (Kathy Johnson). Great Grandchildren:, GianLuca, Matteo, & Siena Stampacchia, Bryce & Marissa Colclough, Shania, Addison & Jonah Gowans, Devon, Josh & Ryan Rackow and Carissa & Desiree McQuarrie.Also left to remember her are her sisters Mary Schmidt, & Doris Bowman and brother Robert Callewaert.Hilda was predeceased by her parents Cecelia and Leon Callewaert, her husband Willard Maclean, her brothers Joe (Peggy), George (Lill), Frank (Mary Anne), Bill (Nairn), Ray and Pat Callewaert, her sister Leona and Eric Tyers, brother-in-law Ted Schmidt, son-in-law Jim McQuarrie and nephew Gord Tyers.A big thank you to Hilda’s doctor, Dr. Jim Howie. When she was no longer able to care for herself she moved to Ridgeview Lodge Baltic One, where she received outstanding care from Jennifer and her care team. Also a thank you to the nursing staff on four north.Funeral prayers will be recited at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church 635 Tranquille Rd. Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 7:30 pm, with the Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 11:00 am, Celebrant Father Paul Simms. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to be made to Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, 235 Poplar St. Kamloops, BC, V2B 4B9.
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