Conrado Aaron Collins, 34, died on April 21, 2014 at home in Anchorage, Alaska. A viewing will be at Noon on Saturday, May 3, 2014, with a mass beginning at 1 p.m. at St Anthony's Catholic Church located at 825 Klevin Street in Anchorage. Father Fred Bugarin will officiate.
Conrado was born on August 27, 1979 in Mobile, Alabama. He moved to Anchorage in 1995 and Graduated from West High School on May 13, 1997. He attended University of Alaska and earned an Associate Degree in Telecommunications, Electronics and Computer Technology in December 2006. He served in the Air National Guard from 1999-2006.
He lived for 3 years in Mobile, Alabama, for 4 years in Kodiak, Alaska, and for 7 years in San Francisco, California. Conrad served in the Air National Guard. After leaving the Guard he worked for the United States Post Office where he was known by his coworkers for his everlasting smile. He was devoted to his parents as he always put family first. As member of St. Anthony's perish Conrad lived a righteous life. He had a positive attitude and always found a silver lining in everything. Some of his interest include keeping up with the latest technology, basketball, baseball and music from the 80's.
His family stated, "Conrad loved life and laughter. All whose lives he touched will remember him with deep affection and respect. He will be truly missed and never forgotten. May he rest in eternal peace."
Conrad is survived by his mother, Lucida Collins; his father, Aaron Collins both of Anchorage, Alaska; his half-brothers, Aaron Collins Jr. and Eric Collins; his half-sisters, Doreen Castex, Angenetta Collins, Catherine Collins, Sharyl Ann Jones and Darlene Collins all of Houston, Texas.
His ashes will be taken to Cebu, Philippines.
Arrangements entrusted to Legacy Witzleben Chapel. To share words of comfort with the family please visit legacyalaska.com.
Legacy Funeral Homes & Cremation Services - Witzleben Chapel
1707 S. Bragaw St. Anchorage, AK 99508
Published in Alaska Dispatch News from May 1 to May 2, 2014