Bruce R. McCullough - October 2, 2018

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 EAST DURHAM – Bruce R. McCullough, 66, passed away peacefully on October 2, 2018.  Bruce was born in Rochester, NY, to the late Francis and Murial McCullough.

           Bruce loved God above all else and tried his best to alleviate the suffering of others.  He was a lover of railroading, a student of history, an avid old movie fan, a lover of music.  Bruce loved talking to anyone and everyone and never missed an opportunity to tell a very bad joke.  He worked his dream career of dispatching trains and spent his retirement time loving on grandchildren.

           Besides his parents, Bruce was predeceased by his brother Bill McCullough.  Survivors include his wife Cathleen Casey McCullough; his children Matthew (Heather) McCullough, Kathryn (Tadge) O’Brien, David (Ryanne) McCullough, Patricia (Angelo) Pecora, Caroline Wasial, Sarah (Kristoffer) Wolfram; grandchildren, Calynn, Emily, Benjamin, Zebadiah, Michael, Adam, Giana, Casey John, Joseph, Kore, and Cillian; great grandchildren, Cheyenne, Charlie, and Cassidy; sisters, Sharon (Ron) Conrad, Effie (Tom) Glitch, Janice (Jay) Tedesco, Beth (Jerry) McCullough; brother, Mark (Thea) McCullough; and several nieces and nephews.  Bruce was looking forward to the birth of a new grandson this month.  He is also survived by his dear friends Dave and Meghan Smith and his former wife Anne Marie McCullough.

           Funeral services will be held 3 pm on Monday October 8, 2018 at the South Bethlehem United Methodist Church, South Bethlehem.  Friends may call at the church prior to the service starting at 1 pm.  Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, South Bethlehem.  Contributions in memory of Bruce may be made to South Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 67 Willowbrook Ave, South Bethlehem, NY 12161 or to Samaritan’s Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607.