Mary “Tyke” Carolyn Callicott

Memorial Mass for Mary “Tyke” Carolyn Callicott, 90, Lawrence will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, October 23, 2015 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Tyke passed away Thursday, October 15, 2015 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

Tyke was born October 10, 1925 in Memphis, TN, the daughter of John Howard and Pearl (Olsen) Landree.

She was a Girl Scout Leader, Meadowlark 4-H Club Project Leader. She was a long time active member of the St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church participating in many church and school functions. She was also a member of the Daughters of Isabella. She was a volunteer for more than 20 years for the Red Cross and served on the Board for 18 years. She also worked Red Cross blood drives.

She worked at Daniel’s Jewelry Store in the 60’s and early 70’s and was a Realtor at McGrew Realty.

She married Kenneth Callicott on January 14, 1948 in Memphis, TN. He preceded her in death February 9, 2014.

Survivors include three daughters, Nancy Copp and husband, Dennis, Donna Hoffman and husband, Scot, Mary Cherico “Punkin” and husband, Art; seven grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by sister, Ann Jeanette Lawrence Dlugach, and brother, John Howard “Jack” Landree.

Rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. with a visitation to follow until 8 p.m. Thursday, October 22, 2015 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

Tyke loved connecting with all her family and friends on Facebook. She had a loving and kind heart and will be greatly missed.

7 Condolences

  1. Lois Mersmann on October 16, 2015 at 9:29 pm

    Donna and family,

    So sorry for your loss. Remember all the good times. You’ll be in our thoughts and prayers. May God grant you peace at this difficult time.

    Lois and Fred Mersmann

  2. Diane Ebbert on October 17, 2015 at 4:55 pm

    Nancy, so sorry to hear about Tyke. Let all your beautiful memories surround you and bring you peace. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Diane, Joe & family.

  3. Kala d banks on October 18, 2015 at 3:37 pm

    Sending my deepest sympathy in the loss of your mother.
    Mrs. Dorothy Harvey

  4. Karen Parsons on October 19, 2015 at 8:28 am

    Sorry for the loss of your mother. May God bless you all at this time. My prayers are with you all.

    Karen Parsons

  5. Bruce Lacey on October 20, 2015 at 6:15 pm

    Donna & Scot, Mary,
    So sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. Sending love and sympathy to your entire family.

  6. Darrell Bennett on October 20, 2015 at 10:07 pm

    Nancy, Donna, Punkin

    I can’t tell you how much your mother meant to me. We had many great conversations and she always listened without judgement. Truly a great person that made a lasting impression.


  7. Tom & Kathy Mulinazzi on October 24, 2015 at 11:34 am

    Donna & Scot and family,

    We were saddened to read of your mother’s passing. May it help to know that your mother will always be remembered for having touched the lives of so many people with her special kindness.

    You were indeed blessed to have your mother for so many years. May the thoughts and prayers of family and friends comfort you, your faith uphold you and loving memories of your mother remain with you forever.

    Tom & Kathy Mulinazzi

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