Sylvia Marie Calloura, 96 of Lake Charles died at 8:35 AM Tuesday, June 21, 2011 in her residence.
Mrs. Calloura was born in Sunset, Louisiana and has lived in Lake Charles all of her life. She was a graduate of St. Charles Academy. Mrs. Calloura was a member of our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church.
She is survived by two daughters Mrs. Sam Ange (Barbara) of Lake Charles and Mrs. James C. Gary (Joe Anna), one sister Mrs. B.P. Babineaux (Etta Belle),all of Lake Charles, 10 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, and 9 great-great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband Joseph Calloura, her parents Alice and Junius Elmer, and son-in-law James C. Gary, Sr.
Her funeral will be held on Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 10:30 AM at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church. Monsignor Jace Eskind will officiate. Burial will be in Consolata Cemetery under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM with a rosary and scripture service to be held at 6:00 PM. Visitation will continue at 8:00 AM on Thursday until 10:00 AM in the funeral home.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Odyssey Hospice, Crystal Sam, Michelle White, and Odysseys' continuous care team; and her special care giver Katherine Aubry, Sheila Wilson and her granddaughter Debra Cobb.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Odyssey Hospice of Lake Charles and to St. Louis Catholic High School.