Edna Miriam Collins

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Edna Miriam Collins

November 17, 1925 - November 14, 2018

Edna Miriam Collins Edna Miriam (Kearney) Collins, 92, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 at her daughter's Albany home, surrounded by her loving family. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward R. Collins, in 2012, after 56 years of marriage.
Mom was born on Amherst Island, Ontario, Canada on Nov. 17, 1925, the daughter of the late David and Miriam (McGinn) Kearney. She started her career with Bell Canada in Kingston Ontario in 1943 and retired after 43 yrs of service with NY Telephone Company in Plattsburgh N.Y.
Mom loved spending time with, and cooking for her children and grandchildren, she was a terrific cook. Mom had the quickest wit and best sense of humor. She loved watching hockey, especially her Pittsburgh Penguins.
She is survived by three daughters; Colleen Walker of Dannemora, Debra (Mike) Hartman of Albany, Pamela (Mark) Pospischil of Columbus, NJ; two sons, Edward David (Denise) Collins of Edgewater, Fla. and Wallace Richard (Kari) Collins of Chazy; 12 grandchildren and three great- granddaughters.
Mom was predeceased by her 11 siblings John (WWII- Italy), Alice, Arthur, Wallace (WWII-North Africa), Gerald, Mary, Laurine, Jean, Doris, Ruth, and Donnie.
No calling hours, rather a memorial service will be held in Plattsburgh in the spring at the convenience of the family.
Published on November 16, 2018
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Dick and mary brown
Nov 25, 2018
We always loved. Your mom. And dad. .she was so cool! The great times we spent. With. The boys hockey teams were memorable .In many instances we were all family.
Gary Brandstetter
Nov 21, 2018
Just found out of Edna's passing. So sorry to hear of this. Eddie and Edna, wonderful Uncle and Aunt. Cared deeply about my mother Evelyn Collins Brandstetter.
Joe & Pat Doherty
Nov 19, 2018
Deb, Mike and your extended family, we are sorry for your loss, but are sure that your Mom is in a better place. Take care.
Grant and Dottie Broderick
Nov 17, 2018
Deepest sympathy to Edna’s family. We enjoyed many happy hours as hockey parents in many, many cold rinks. God bless her and all your family during this sad time.
Steve Collins
Nov 16, 2018
We were sad to hear of the passing of Aunt Edna. She would be the last of my father’s siblings family. All the elder Collins people are now gone.