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Lillian Canavan (Bosgal)

July 29, 1943 — December 17, 2023

Lillian Canavan

Lillian Canavan, age 80, of Montrose Colorado, passed away December 17, 2023, at Colorow Care Center in Olathe Colorado.

Lillian was born July 29, 1943, to Pete J. and Annastasia Elizabeth (Schell) Bosgal in Montrose where she was raised and received her education. Lillian married Gary L Canavan February 24, 1961, in Montrose where they made their home. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and homemaker. Gary and Lillian raised two daughters (Kathy (Canavan) Lujan and Teresa (Canavan) Carey) and two sons (Kelly Canavan and Gary Lee Jr. Canavan) in Montrose. She was a devoted wife and mom to her family. Her greatest joys were being with her family and grandkids. She also enjoyed reading.

Lillian and Gary were members of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Many of her children and grandchildren were baptized and raised in the eyes of God at this church. St Mary’s was also the church her parents were members of and raised her in.

Surviving family members include her two sons Kelly Canavan and Gary Canavan Jr.; Daughter Teresa Carey and son-in-law Robert Carey; 10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Lillian is preceded in death by her husband Gary; daughter Kathy; her parents; three brothers Pete Bosgal, Raymond Bosgal, Clarence Bosgal; and two sisters Marge Weber and Virginia Cordova.

A vigil and rosary will be held Thursday, January 4, 2024, at 5pm-7pm at Crippin Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral mass is scheduled for 10am Friday January 5, 2024, at St Mary’s Catholic Church. Rite of Committal will take place at Grand View Cemetery, west of Montrose. Crippin Funeral Home of Montrose is assisting the family. (970) 249-2121



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