Gerald Collingwood

Gerald F. "Chief" Collingwood

Port Huron

Gerald Frederick "Chief" Collingwood, 90,  died Tuesday, March 18, 2014.

He was born July 7, 1923, in Port Huron to the late John and Lucille Collingwood. He married Mary Marigold on June 3, 1949 in Port Huron, who preceded him in death in 1990.

Mr. Collingwood retired from Detroit Edison after 40 years of service. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Chief was an avid Tiger fan and devoted member of St. Stephen Catholic Church. He enjoyed sports, bowling and spending time with friends having coffee at McDonald's.

He is survived by his devoted, loving daughter, Patricia Collingwood; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, siblings, nieces, nephews, cousins and many loving friends who were like family to him.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday in Pollock-Randall Funeral Home.

Mr. Collingwood will lie in state from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 24, 2014 in St. Stephen Catholic Church. The Rev. Brian Cokonougher will officiate.

Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery, Port Huron Township. Military honors will be conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Army and St. Clair County Allied Veterans Council.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Stephen Catholic Church or To send condolences, visit

Funeral Home

Pollock-Randall Funeral Home
912 Lapeer Ave. Port Huron, MI 48060
(810) 982-0179

Published in The Times Herald from Mar. 19 to Mar. 23, 2014