Barbara Beth McCallum (nee Jackson)

May 23, 1947 – January 4, 2019

On January 4, 2019, in her 72nd year, Barb passed away quietly in the Hospice Ward at Rivercrest Care Centre in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta having succumbed to an inoperable cancerous brain tumor. Born in Halifax Nova Scotia on May 23, 1947, Barb was adopted at the age of four by William and Margaret Jackson who have predeceased her.

She is survived by her husband of 44 years, John; three daughters, Traci, Tammy (Ken) and Bonnie (Dave); two sons, Charlie (Chrysta Rae) and Robert. She will be sadly missed by seven grandchildren, Jessica, Levi, Seth, Bailee, Ivan, Dane, Hudson; two step grandsons, Tyson and Grayden; her sister, Margaret (Edward); brothers and sisters in-law, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Barb had a full and rewarding life. She enjoyed success as a wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, public servant, hobbyist, volunteer, traveller and friend to many.

Special thanks to the staff at the Cross Cancer Institute, the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton, and the Rivercrest Care Centre in Fort Saskatchewan for her treatments, care, and comfort.

As per her wish cremation has taken place.

 

Funeral Service
Will be held under the auspices of the Gibbons Emmanuel Anglican Church
Saturday, February 9, 2019
at 1:30 pm
Gibbons Cultural Centre
5115 – 51 Street
Gibbons, Alberta.

 

Memorial Donations
Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society in lieu of flowers would be most welcome.

 

 

 

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