Esther Chisholm

Esther Chisholm (Kalyan)

Monday, January 20th, 1936 - Sunday, December 15th, 2019
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ESTHER CHISHOLM (1936 – 2019)

Peacefully, at the Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital on Sunday, December 15, 2019, Esther (Kalyan) Chisholm of Tillsonburg passed away at the age of 83 years. Beloved wife and best friend of Horace for 57 years. Dear sister of Christina Jagernatha (Shame), Agnes Rachaman (Nazul), Winston Kalyan (Indra) and David Kalyan (Pullan) all of Trinidad. Esther is also survived by her foster siblings Deanna Woody (Joe) of New Hamburg, Donna McMullen (Donny, deceased) of Otterville, Julie Clifford (Gary) of Norwich, Darwin Sherman (Barbara) of LaSalette and Lloyd Sherman (Cherrill Sinden, deceased) of Tillsonburg. Esther will also be missed by her many nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by her parents Edward and Elizabeth (Chadee) Kalyan, her foster parents Howard and Minnie Sherman and sisters Lena Boyd and Virginia Sing. Friends and relatives will be received at North Broadway Baptist Church, Tillsonburg on Friday, December 20, 2019 from 10:00 am – 11:00 am. The Memorial Service for Esther will follow at 11:00 am with Pastor Mark Barrett officiating. Memorial donations to Gideons Bible Society or North Broadway Baptist Church may be made by contacting Ostrander’s Funeral Home who have been entrusted with the arrangements.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, December 20th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Friday, December 20th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    North Broadway Baptist Church
    6 North Street East
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  • Service

    Friday, December 20th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Friday, December 20th, 2019 11:00am
    North Broadway Baptist Church
    Pastor Mark Barrett
    Pastor Alan Silvester
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    North Broadway Baptist Church


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Posted at 01:59pm
Dear Uncle Horace
Sorry for your Loss of your beloved wife and I pray God will give you peace and comfort. Also great memories to smile about when you think of Auntie. My mom also send her love and condolence. Marie Sinclair/Lucille Chisholm

Nicole Kalyan

Posted at 04:32am
Christian advice will be missed ...the voice on phone, meals , and snow adventures with an iconic aunt and devoted sister. From Sonnie (brother )
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Winston Kalyan ( brother ) and family

Posted at 02:32pm
Dearly missed : the voice , the Christian teachings , and a host of endearing qualities.
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Posted at 02:23pm
Our deepest sympathy, With love and thoughts of comfort from the Zilli Family
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Sharon McGrath

Posted at 02:04pm
Dear Horace & Family,
I do have special memories of when you and Esther came to Eric's and my wedding in December of 2006 and I believe that you came to London for his memorial service. Eric told me of his connections with you when he pastored the church in Tillsonburg. I am so sorry to hear about Esther's passing and will be in prayer for you and your family during these days.
Warmly in His grace,
Sharon McGrath

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