James C. McColgan

January 6, 1934March 7, 2019

CHAPIN – James C. McColgan, of Chapin, SC, formally of Novato, CA, passed away on March 7, 2019 after a long illness, surrounded by his family. He was predeceased by his parents and two sisters, Marion Carrell (Bill) and Barbara Kearney (Russ). He is survived by his wife, Gail, of 58 years; daughters, Beth Allen (Ken), Julie McColgan, Suzie Steffee and a grandson, Austin. After retirement from Safeway, Jim and Gail were able to travel the United States for many years making good friends from far and near. During their life together, the family went on amazing vacations, which included visits to many of our nation's national parks. A private service will be held at a later date. Any donations of remembrance may be made in his honor to the National Park Foundation, 1110 Vermont Ave. NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20005.


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James C. McColgan

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Zoe Meabon

March 14, 2019

To my beautiful, much loved Safeway Family:
You will be in my heart forever.
Until we meet again
All my love to you,

Mary Winkley

March 13, 2019

My heart goes out to you all: Gail, Beth, Julie, Suzie and Austin. May the many fond memories you have of time spent together help get you through the sadness of losing your loving Husband, Father, and Grandfather. Mary