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Isabel M. "Izzy" McCollister

November 12, 1931 ~ March 17, 2021 (age 89)


Isabel M. McCollister, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on March 17, 2021. She was born in Medina, NY on November 12, 1931 to the late Harry and Esther (Rowley) Hungerford.

Izzy was a 1950 graduate of Medina High School. One year later, on July 28, 1951, Isabel and John McCollister were married. They had four children and shared 55 wonderful years together. She especially loved canning, sewing, and cooking for her family. Izzy also enjoyed watching sports, particularly hockey and baseball.

Loving mother of John (Marlene) McCollister, James McCollister, Mary (Thomas) Walders, Michele (Douglas) Heiderman; loving grandmother of James (Brittney), John (Jaqueline), Holly (Matthew), Kyle (Tiffany), Shannon (Eric), Jennifer, Erin (Nicholas), Robert, Elizabeth (Jim), Thomas, Bradeen (Sebastian), Joseph (Hannah), Ashley (Robert), Kathryn (Seth), Gregory (Kylee). She is also survived by twenty-one great- grandchildren; a brother, Calvin Hungerford; a sister, Reevlyn Quiett, and several nieces and nephews. Isabel is predeceased by her husband, John (Jack) McCollister, her parents, and siblings (Mary Alice, Earl, Eugene, and Maxine).

Friends and relatives may call on Friday, March 19 from 3 to 8 pm at Ross Funeral Home of Akron, LLC. Services will be private. Burial at Evergreen Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Supportive Care of Orleans County, 14080 Route 31 West, Albion, NY 14411.

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March 19, 2021

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ross Funeral Home of Akron
10 Eckerson Avenue
Akron, NY 14001

Private Services


Supportive Care of Orleans
14080 Route 31 West, Albion NY 14411

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