Marie McCollum Obituary

Marie E. McCollum
Marie E. McCollum

July 24, 1945 - December 27, 2020
Born in New London, CT
Resided in New London, Connecticut


New London- Marie E. McCollum, 75, of New London, passed away December 27, 2020 at her residence.

Marie was born July 24, 1945 in New London, CT., the daughter of Carl and Nancy Cocilo. She was employed for many years at the Navy Exchange as a custodian.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Gaylen McCollum; a son, Christopher McCollum of Waterford, two grandchildren Brittany and Shawn and two great grandchildren Ezequiel and Ezavier.

Three siblings Dominick Coilco of Waterford, Louis Cocilo of New London, and
Bernadette Repetti of New London

Three brothers Joseph Cocilo, Benedict Cocilo, and Anthony Cocilo predeceased her.

The family will receive relatives and friends on Saturday (Jan. 9) from 5-7 pm at the Thomas L. Neilan & Sons Funeral Home, 12 Ocean Avenue, New London.

Due to Covid 19 regulations, we ask that those in attendance be mindful of social distancing and wear a mask at all times.




Thomas L. Neilan & Sons Funeral Home
12 Ocean Avenue
New London, CT US 06320
Saturday, January 9, 2021
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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