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Audrey Isabel 'Faye' Mccallum

 McCALLUM, Audrey   Isabel ‘Faye’  Audrey Isabel ‘Faye’ McCallum, 86, of Truro, passed away peacefully on November 30, 2019, in Wynn Park Villa, Truro, of advanced dementia. Faye was born January 24, 1933 in Londonderry Station, and was a daughter of
McCALLUM, Audrey Isabel ‘Faye’ Audrey Isabel ‘Faye’ McCallum, 86, of Truro, passed away peacefully on November 30, 2019, in Wynn Park Villa, Truro, of advanced dementia. Faye was born January 24, 1933 in Londonderry Station, and was a daughter of the late Daniel Steele and Pearl Irene (Johnson) Giddens. Graduating from Success Business College, Faye went to work as a bookkeeper at T.S. Pattillo Company. After raising her boys, Mike, Glenn and Darrell she returned in 1971 until her retirement. She reveled in cheering for her sons and grandchildren in their many activities; she was their number one fan! Faye was a quiet yet vibrant woman, always the first to help a friend or neighbor in need. She was very community minded and supported many charities. She supported Terry Fox as he ran through Truro as part of his Marathon of Hope and she participated in the Terry Fox run annually for many decades. She and Archie volunteered with Meals on Wheels, eager to help seniors in their community. A talented baker and canner, her kitchen was always warm and inviting, a cup of tea was always offered. She enjoyed spending her summers on the Brule Shore, having learned to swim later in life. In winters she delighted in cross country skiing, producing maple syrup with Archie in McCallum Settlement and skating, on racing skates! Faye was the last surviving member of her large Giddens family. She is survived by her sons, Mike (Barb), Darrell (Meg); grandchildren, Katie, Michelle, Emily (Tyler), Cara, Neil; great-grandchildren, Chardonnay, Christian; sisters-in-law, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her adoring husband, Archie; beloved son, Glenn, and siblings. The family would like to extend our sincere appreciation to Townsview Estates and Wynn Park Villa for their loving care of Faye these past few years, your care was exemplary. Honoring Faye’s wishes, a Celebration of Life visitation will be held 12-2 p.m. on Saturday, December 7, 2019 in Mattatall~Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young St., Truro. A private family interment will occur at a later date in West Branch Cemetery, North River. If so desired, donations in memory of Faye may be made to The Terry Fox Foundation or to a charity of choice. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Faye’s obituary online and selecting "Send A Condolence" at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com

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