Mr. William J. “Bill” Collins of Sparrowbush, NY died Monday, February 5, 2018 at Lakeland Health Care Center in Haskell, NJ. He was 71.
He was born August 25, 1946 in Port Jervis, NY the son of the late James W. Collins, Sr. and the late Elizabeth Sullivan Collins.
Bill was the widower of the late Mary Catholdi Collins she died on March 28, 2000.
He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force.
Bill worked as a Financial Manager for Bogner-Seitel Lumber Co., Monticello, NYand was also the past owner and operator of the Top Of the Hill in Sparrowbush with his brother Jim.
He was a member of Port Jervis Elks Lodge No. 645, Port Jervis; Roosa - Fleming VFW Post #161, Port Jervis.
Loved baseball and played in various adult softball leagues.
Daughter: Amy Collins Sparrow Bush, NY
Granddaughter: Jayla Olivia Dolshun Sparrow Bush, NY
Aunt: Elizabeth "Betty" Collins Port Jervis, NY
Aunt: Hazel McCormack Gladstone, Missouri
Aunt: Arlene Cavanaugh N. Pole, Alaska
Sister-in-law: Cathy Collins Yulan, NY
Nieces: Katie Collins Yulan, NY
Niece: Megan Davis & husband Christopher Yulan, NY
Predeceased Brother: James Collins
A graveside funeral service will be Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 11:00am in St. Mary's Cemetery, East Main Street, Port Jervis, NY.
Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771 845.856.5191 For additional information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit www.grayparkerfuneralhome.com