It is with sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Heather Grace MacCollum at the early age of 54 in Oshawa on March 11th. Heather was the loving mother of Keith, dearest sister to Linda Newman and her husband Frank of Breslau, and to Graham Perry and his wife Janette of Bowmanville, a special aunt to Lindsay, David, Matthew, Laura, Eric and Alison, and great aunt to Ari, Sadie, Audrey, Carter and Bridget, while also being a devoted cat parent to Gwen. She will be deeply missed by her “adopted” family in Oshawa. Living in Oshawa for most of her life, she served as an enthusiastic candy striper at Oshawa General Hospital in her teens and then worked at various branches of Canada Trust in Oshawa and later at Pickering Centre for almost 30 years. Her care and concern for others came through every day in her customer service role. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date due to the Coronavirus. Donations in memory of Heather to your local Human Society would be appreciated and can be made through McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD, 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558).
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Mar 31, 2020Anna
I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of Heather. I remember her as Graham’s little sister who loved to talk..
Apr 3, 2020Auntie Jean
I was very sorry and very sad to hear about Heather. I will always remember her loving care of my sister, when Pam was so ill. I will also always remember the happier times that we had when I stayed with the family.Sending lots of love xxxx
Apr 3, 2020Caroline
Was so shocked and saddened to hear about Heather. Even though there have been only 2 visits to Canada since Heather was born, I have many fond, happy memories of my cousin. I remember her wonderful caring nature. I also remember how I'd mentioned I wasn't too keen on going on Big Dipper rides. Heather said words to the effect of "Well, we'll soon put a stop to that!" and proceeded to drag me on all the big dipper rides at the theme park we visited, TWICE! Am still not the biggest fan, however, when I do venture onto a ride I always think of Heather. We may have been a continent apart, however, when I did see Heather it was like I'd seen her the day before. You all continue to be in my thoughts and prayers. Sending lots of love and hugs. xxxx
Apr 6, 2020Michael
So sad to hear of the passing of Heather.I havent seen my cousin for a number of years but know she was greatly loved.I remember seeing her last on Skype whilst she was nursing my Aunt and they were both laughing - an image i will never forget.My love to my Canadian family at this very difficult time xxx
Apr 14, 2020Rayden
Heather to me was my bestie. She was so well loved not only in real life but also her Second life. She was a big influence to many in Second Life. She was always kind, considerate, loving. Her death has very much left a hole in my life. We spoke every day for over 10 years, she will be missed by many but by me greatly!
Apr 14, 2020Susan Nichols
She was our Isis in Second Life, Our friend, our shoulder, our sister, our laughter. She is missed by the hundreds she touched and helped every day. Soar with wings my friend, You truly are an angel now.
Apr 15, 2020Draelle Chandler aka Leslie Dobson
I will miss her <3 Prayers and warm thoughts of comfort for her Family are being sent <3
Apr 15, 2020Harlz Mode
I would like to extend my deepest condolences to Heather's Family and friends. She enjoyed the game we and a bunch of friends play together on a daily basses. It was always a joy to see her and talk to her. She shared her real world with us and we all always had her in our thoughts and prayers and checked on her to make sure she was doing alright. She has deep ties to people in this game and to hear of her passing broke our hearts. We all miss her so very much and love her dearly. I know with her kind heart she is sitting at the lords table with those she knows that have gone before her and is happy and well. I will never forget her she was like a sister to me. Love and will miss you Heather.
Apr 15, 2020Troy L Nichols/Wind
Isis/Heather was my best friend in second life and in real life. I loved Heather! To Kieth, your mom love you so much!!!! My heart and love go out to all those who knew this beautiful soul!!!! You will be missed by 1000's of people!!! Love Troy
Apr 16, 2020Saphy/Aka Shyla
She was our Isis in Second Life our cute little cat at decades we will miss you so much love ya lil Isis Kitty Love from Saphy/aka Shyla
Apr 16, 2020Debra Peterson
Sending Heathers My heart goes out to her family and sending Lots of Prayers and my sincerest Condolences!!! She was a LOT of fun in Second life over the years.
Apr 16, 2020Pea
I knew her as Isis in Second Life. She was the sweetest little kitty. She offered a helping hand whenever she could. She brought us all joy and we will miss her dearly. Spread your wing our dear Isis. You were always an angel to us. We love and miss you so very much.
Apr 16, 2020Snookie Anne
Isis was a wonderful person and is greatly missed. I knew her from second life where we met with our mutual love of the breedable animals. She will be and is so missed. The world has gained another angel Rest well my friend.