McCOLLUM, JOSEPH - Joseph Francis “Joe” McCollum, 72, Stewiacke, passed away May 27, 2012 in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Joe was born in Old Fredericton Road, NB, he was a son of the late John James and Mary “Molly” (Ritchie) McCollum. Joe worked for C.N.R., he spent over 35 years in car sales. He was owner of a copy and printing business. Joe was an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #70, Stewiacke. Joe is survived by his wife Norma Jane (Ruggles) McCollum, sons Kevin (Jen), Halifax; Mark, Calgary; Derek (Heidi) Omaha, Nebraska; grandchildren Darcy and Joey; sisters Cecilia (Mike) Muscat, Sussex, NB; sister-in-law Joyce McCollum, Amherst; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers John (Lois), David and sisters Rosemary (Bill), Anna (Gordon).
Cremation has taken place under the care of Ettinger Funeral Home. There will be no visitation by request. A graveside committal service 2pm, Sunday, June 3, in Riverside Cemetery, Elmsvale, Musquodoboit Valley. A celebration of life to follow at the Royal Canadian Legion, Stewiacke. Br. # 70. Family flowers only, donations may be made to Royal Canadian Legion, Stewiacke Br. #70 for Youth Programs. A special thank you to the nurses on ICU 4th floor and 3 North, Colchester Regional Hospital as well as the VON Home Care nurses. Family and friends may sign the guest book at: ettingerfuneralhome.com