Jan. 30, 2013
William "Uncle Billy" Collins, formerly of New Hyde Park, N.Y. passed away Wednesday in Wilkes-Barre.
Born on Nov. 16, 1934, he was a son of the late Frank and Mildred (Brasel) Collins. He was a businessman and proud owner of CNC Finishing, North Babylon, N.Y.
He is preceded in death by his brothers, Robert Collins and Frank Collins; and sisters, Estelle Collins and Nan Collins.
William is survived by the love of his life, Bette Truscott; brother, Kenneth Collins; nephews, Michael, Billy, Frank, Robert, Bobby, Frank, Kenny, John; nieces, Patricia, Cathy, Donna; great-nieces and great-nephews, Crystal, Bobby, Michael, Anna, Matthew, Kenny, Frankie, Amanda, Kelly, Joey, John, Melissa, Jessica, Beth, Brittney, Cassidy, Tiffany and Robert.
Funeral services are being handled by Graziano Funeral Home Inc., Pittston Township. Viewing hours will be held Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.
For directions to the funeral home or to express your condolences to William's family, please visit www.grazianofuneralhome.com.