JOHN E. COLLINS(1929 - 2013)

John E. Collins of Arlington Heights John E. Collins, retired CFD, was born on November 7, 1929 in Chicago to Charles and Evelyn (nee Hough) Collins. He died Saturday, July 13, 2013 in Arlington Heights. John worked as a Firefighter for Chicago Fire Department for 40 years He was a member of the Chicago Firefighters Union Local #2. He was also a long-time member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Chicago. John loved to spend time with his family and was loved by all. John is survived by his spouse, of 58 years, Julianna, whom he married September 18, 1954 in Chicago; his daughter, Janet (Bob Lewis) Collins-Lewis; and his grandchildren Michael, Douglas, and Amy Lewis. He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, John M. Collins, and his sister, Kathleen Rohloff. Visitation Monday, July 15, 2013 from 10:00 am until the12:00 pm Prayer Service at Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road (four blocks south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights, IL 60004. Interment will be at Maryhill Cemetery in Niles. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to , Chicago, IL Office, 55 East Monroe Street, Suite 3420, Chicago, IL 60603. Funeral Information and condolences can be given at or 847-253-0168.


Funeral Home

Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd.
1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd. Arlington Heights, IL 60004
(847) 253-0168

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on July 14, 2013