KNOCKWOOD (McDONALD), Colleen Mary Rebecca Jane


KNOCKWOOD (McDONALD), Colleen Mary Rebecca Jane – Age 64 of Indian Brook passed away April 9, 2018 in the Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Truro, she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Mary Ellen (Paul) McDonald. Colleen was a devoted Boston Bruins fan and Toronto Blue Jays fan. Her favorite player was Donaldson. She was a Sipekne’katik Band Councillor for 10 years. She cherished her little dog, Deedee. Her favorite pastime was playing Bingo. She will be sadly missed by her husband of 45 years, Steven; children, Kelley Knockwood (Joey McGrath), Ivan Knockwood (Jennifer Benedict), Kris-Ann Knockwood, Lena Knockwood (Leon Robinson); eight grandchildren and one great-granddaughter; brothers, Clarence McDonald and Mark McDonald; sister, Lena Politano and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Shirley Julian; brothers, Roy, Duncan, Jack, Alexander and Walter McDonald and several siblings in infancy. As per Colleen’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Visitation will be 2 – 4 p.m. and 7 – 9 p.m. Thursday, April 12 and 2 – 4 p.m. and 7 – 9 p.m. Friday, April 13 in Ettinger Funeral Home, 2812 Highway 2, Shubenacadie. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, April 14 in St. Kateri Roman Catholic Church, Indian Brook. Father Ron Cairn officiating. Condolences, words of comfort and memories of Colleen may be shared with the family at