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John Milton COLLINS Sr.

  • John "Milton" COLLINS Jr.
  • Edwin P. COLLINS
  • Bruce W. COLLINS


  • Born: 29 Oct 1905, Detroit, Wayne, MI, USA 1
  • Married: Abt 1923
  • Died: 26 Mar 2006, Akron, Summit, OH, USA 1
  • Buried: Glendale Cemetery, Akron, Summit, OH, USA 2

   Research Notes:

Obit extract:

"Thelma F. Collins, 100 years and 5 months old, known as Manny to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, died peacefully at the Hospice Care Center with her son Ed at her side on Sunday, March 26, 2006. She was born on Sunday, October 29, 1905 in Detroit, Michigan. Thelma was preceded in death by her husband J. Milton Collins and great-granddaughter, Frances Goldsmith. She is survived by sons J. Milton Collins, Jr., Edwin P. Collins, Bruce W. Collins; daughter-in-law Bess; and Fredrick Collins; daughter-in-law, Anita; grandchildren, Mike (Ginny), Mark (Judy), Matt (Candy), Eddie, (Allison), Linda (Rick) Royer, Greg (Denise), Bruce (Sue), Kathy (Bill) Goldsmith, Maureen (Gene) Long, Gail (Mark) Griffin, Sean, Brian, Lisa Deckert, Emory (Karin); and twenty-three great-grandchildren.

Thelma was a life-long member of the Episcopal Church, including St. Thomas in Detroit and St. Peter's in Akron. She sang in her church choirs, Akron Symphony Choir, King's Women Choir and Cora Covey Chorus...." 3

   Marriage Information:

Thelma married John Milton COLLINS Sr., son of William Raymond COLLINS and Charity Ann TERRILL, about 1923. (John Milton COLLINS Sr. was born on 28 Jul 1902 in Mineral Point, Iowa, WI, USA 1, died on 3 Jan 1969 in Akron, Summit, OH, USA 1 4 and was buried in Glendale Cemetery, Akron, Summit, OH, USA 4.)


1 (from: U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing)).

2 FindAGrave,


4 FindAGrave,

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