Colpitts, Avis Geraldine, 64 of Lower Truro, passed away June 10, 2019 at the Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro, Nova Scotia.
She was born in East Noel on August 29, 1954. She was the daughter of the late Delbert McLellan and Hazel McLellan (Densmore).
Avis was a very loving and kind woman. She loved spending quality time with her husband, their 3 children and 4 grandchildren. Over the years Avis enjoyed having a hand in raising neighbourhood children in her home after school hours. She was strong in her faith, compassionate, generous, warm and friendly. She loved fishing and walks in the woods with her husband, gardening, cake decorating, chatting to friends and family on the phone, visiting with her sisters and brothers and sitting around the fire with her family during warm summer nights. Above all, Avis believed that: "Life is a gift, respect it."
She is survived by her husband of 46 years, William "Bill" Colpitts, her children, Maurice (Amanda Bent) Colpitts, grandchild Cynara Phillips, Jolene (Mark) Brown, grandchildren Mia and Brysen Brown, Scottie (Heather MacLean) Colpitts, grandchildren, Harley and soon to be Baby-Colpitts. She is also survived by her siblings, Erma White, Terry (Valerie) McLellan, Archie (Patricia) McLellan, Joy (Charlie) White, Pam (Randy) Starratt, sisters-in-law Joan McLellan, Kathy Dornadick and Bonnie McLellan.
Predeceased by brother Leroy McLellan, Wilfred McLellan and brother-in-law Willis White.
Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 13th and the funeral will be at 3:00pm on Friday, June 14th at the Colchester Community Funeral Home located at 512 Willow Street, Truro, Nova Scotia. A private family interment will follow the service. A reception will be held at the Cobequid District Fire Hall, 3830 Hwy 236, Lower Truro following the interment.
If so desired, donations can be made to Palliative Care at the Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Live webcasting of the service will begin at 2:58 p.m. (Atlantic Time) and is available along with condolences at: www.ColchesterCommunity.com