February 20, 1929 – Walkerville ON
September 21, 2014 – Calgary, AB
Joan Elliott McCollum (nee Watson) beloved wife of Archdeacon JT (Turq) McCollum of Calgary passed away on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at the age of 85 years.
Joan was born in Wakerville, ON. She received a B of A at the University of Toronto. Joan married Turq McCollum in 1953 and they began their life of service to the Church in 1954 in Fort Smith, NT. After a move south to Beaverlodge, AB, they were called north again in 1970 to Hay River, NT with their four children and remained in Hay River until 1988. Joan and Turq moved to Calgary to enjoy their retirement.
Besides her loving husband, Joan is survived by her son Peter (Vicki) McCollum of Whitehorse, YT, daughters Jenny (Stan) Pope of Hay River, NT, Kathy (John) Sperry of Hay River, NT, eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister-in-law Donna Brennan. Joan was predeceased by her grandson Barney Pope and her daughter Maggie MacKinnon.
Funeral Services will be held at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church (1121 – 14th Avenue S.W.) on Friday, September 26, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial donations in Joan’s name can be made to St. Stephen’s Anglican Church.
In living memory of Joan McCollum, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences