Peacefully surrounded by her family at Riverview Gardens on Wednesday January 25, 2023, Elsa Helen Tengelis, age 89.
Beloved wife of the late Eugene Tengelis (2021). Born in Chiliwack, BC in 1933, daughter of the late Helen (Vali) and Michael Erdie.
Loving mother of Patricia Tengelis, Gerald Tengelis, Linda (Dave) Caron, James (Trish Koufes), and the late Christopher Tengelis. Dearest grandmother of Alyssa, Daniel and Ethan. She is survived by her sisters Margaret Litschko, Liz (Clark) Reid and Ida Toth and her nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her son Bobby (1973) and brother Emile Erdie.
A private family service will be held at a later date in the Hinnegan-Peseski Funeral Home, 156 William St. S. Chatham (519-352-5120).
Interment will be in St. Anthony’s Cemetery.
Donations to the Pet and Wildlife Rescue (PAWR) would be appreciated.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Elsa
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Hinnegan-Peseski Funeral Home
Our philosophy is to lovingly and carefully guide you through one of life’s most difficult experiences, “the death of a loved one”…To help you to adjust to your loss, and face with courage the changes necessary for you to return to a normal and meaningful life.