It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our mother on August 7, 2019 at age 89 years.
She leaves to mourn her beloved children Ty (Arlene), Stephany (Michelle), Tom, Stephen (Carolyn) and Marcia Cholakis, grandson, Nick Adair, sister, Anna (C.J.), brother, Gus Constantine and many family and friends. Our mother was predeceased by her parents Helen and Tom, brothers; Lambert, Emanuel, Tommy and Spiro Constantine. Mom was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama and a proud southern lady. In 1951 mother married John E. Cholakis and moved up to Winnipeg, to start a family. She loved everything about Winnipeg and embraced it with gusto.
In 1968 she began her career in the health care profession as a candy-striper at the Grace Hospital, in 1971 she received her LPN license and devoted 38 years as a LPN on Cornish 2 North at the Misericordia Hospital. After retirement mother went back to the Grace Hospital where she started her career and volunteered for 8 years.
During her retirement mother traveled around the world, enjoyed her ballroom dancing, and cherished her loving family and friends.
The family wishes to thank the Grace Hospital, the Palliative Care and the Home Care personnel for comforting our mother throughout her illness. Special thank you to our mothers four angel friends who spent countless hours caring for our mother.
Her children were everything to her and we will miss her greatly
A memorial service, Wednesday, August 14th at 1.00 pm at Neil Bardal Funeral Centre, 3030 Notre Dame Avenue(across from Brookside Cemetery). Pallbearers; Stephen Cholakis, Tom Cholakis, Ernest Chris Cholakis, Nick Adair, John Giavedoni and Mark Langstaff.
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Evangeline Constantine Wednesday August 7th 2019..
Décès pour la Ville: Winnipeg, Province: Manitoba