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Marion Ellen MacCallum


Marion Ellen MacCallum

MacCallum, Marion Ellen, 94, Truro, passed away Saturday, November 2, 2019 in Wynn Park Villa, Truro. Born in Earltown, she was a daughter of the late George and Julia (Gillian) Taylor. Marion was a school teacher in Colchester County for five years until she married Arthur. She was a member of First United Church, Truro and Unit H of UCW and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 26, Truro, Ladies Auxiliary for over 30 years. Marion was a dedicated mother who cherished her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by daughters, Dale MacLean (Jack), Arlene Tufts (Stephen) both of Truro; son Ian MacCallum (Shauna), Truro; grandchildren, Dr. Glenda MacLean (Ken Derbis), Calgary, Susanne MacLean (Dr. Andrew Hayward), New Glasgow, Craig MacCallum (Tanya), Porter’s Lake, Lauren MacCallum (Arthur Rocha), Toronto; 6 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband Arthur Burton MacCallum; half-brother, Lee (Doris) MacDonald.

No visitation by request. Arrangements are under the direction of the Mattatall~Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro from where funeral service will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 6th  at 1:00 pm. Reverend Valerie Kingsbury will officiate with a reception to follow in the funeral home, Burial will follow in Earltown Village Cemetery, Earltown. Donations in memory may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 26 Truro Poppy Fund or to the Colchester East Hants Health Centre Foundation Fund. A special thanks to the Doctors and staff of Wynn Park Villa, Truro, for your wonderful care and compassion given to our mother. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Marion’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at:

Service Date
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Service Time
1:00 pm
Service Location
Mattatall~Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, NS

No visitation by request

Burial Date
November 6, 2019
Burial Location
Earltown Village Cemetery, Earltown, NS

Requested Charity
R.C.L. Branch No. 26 Truro Poppy Fund or the Colchester East Hants Health Centre Foundation Fund