McCALLUM Muriel June (James) – age 77, of Brigden, passed away Saturday April 5, 2014 at Bluewater Health, C.E.E. site, Petrolia. Beloved wife of Bruce McCallum for 54 years. Survived by her brother Roy James (Regina) and sisters in-law Mary James (Sarnia) and Dorothy James (Halifax). A cherished grandmother to Jason, late Jeremy, Hanneke, Jarod and Katie Mills. She will be missed by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents, Vince and Ethel (Mayne) James (Saskatchewan) and siblings, Stanley, Benson, Donald, Elwood, Joyce James, Lillian Albert, and Gladys Koronev. Muriel was born in Saskatchewan and moved to Sombra Township in 1937. Muriel was a member of the Knox Dawn Presbyterian Church, an active member of the former Brigden branch of the Women’s Institute and she spent many years on the Moore Ag. Society Fair Board, serving as secretary/treasurer as well as President. She was an avid and talented quilter. Muriel will be deeply missed for her quick wit and her wonderful sense of humor.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Thursday April 10, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9pm.
Funeral service will be conducted from the Funeral Home on Friday April 11, 2014 at 11:00am with Rev Harvey Osborne officiating. Interment of ashes at Bear Creek Cemetery.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Inn of the Good Shepherd, Knox Dawn Presbyterian Church and Women’s Interval Home.