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KERESZTES, Evelyn Paula

December 23, 1915 – Zagreb, Hungary
September 7, 2013 – Calgary, AB

Evelyn Keresztes of Calgary passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at the age of 97 years.

Evelyn left Hungary after World War II and immigrated to Canada with her family via England in 1952. She worked at Calgary Associated Clinic for most of her working life. Evelyn was a faithful member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church and was dedicated to Calgary’s Hungarian community. She was a caring, gentle person who loved everyone unconditionally. Her generosity and hospitality will be remembered by all who knew her.

Evelyn is fondly remembered by her son and daughter-in-law Lou Keresztes and Linda Shantz-Keresztes; her grandson  Adam Keresztes and Diandra Lewis; her brother and sister-in-law Dr. Ottmar and Kathie Hegyi; her nephew Zoltan Zalan and niece Eva Palffy and their families. She was predeceased by her husband Lajos Keresztes, her sister and brother-in-law Vilma and Zoltan Zalan, and her parents.

A Celebration of Evelyn’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family would like to thank the staff at Intercare Millrise for their care and love over the last few years.

In living memory of Evelyn Keresztes, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.

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  1. Linda, Les and Adam,
    So sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother and Grandmother, May you find comfort in knowing that your friends are thinking of you in this time of sorrow. Time is the best healer of all wounds and rest assured that your family memories will go on forever. Take care,
    Sandy Kivi

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  2. Diane & Barrie Wilson :

    Dear Linda, Lou and Adam,

    We were sorry to hear of your loss and are thinking of you at this sad time. Your family and friends will be a comfort to you but take especially good care of yourselves, too.

    Sincerely,
    Diane & Barrie

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  3. Susan and Rick Montgomery :

    We were very sad to hear of the passing of your mother. She lived a very long fullfilling life and I know you will all miss her deeply Mother’s are very special people. You were very lucky to have her for so long.

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