Mary Ellen Collins

Mary Ellen Collins

Fort Gratiot Township

Mary Ellen Collins, 86, of Fort Gratiot Township, died unexpectedly, Friday, May 9, 2014 in her home. She was born March 4, 1928 to the late Russell and Hildegarde MeKeague in Detroit, MI.  She married Wesley D. Collins on January 31, 1953 in Port Huron.  Wes preceded her in death, December 17, 1997.

She loved being a homemaker and raising her four children for many wonderful years before moving to Florida with Wes.  She enjoyed playing cards with her friends and being with her family.

She is survived by her children, Carol Ann Kovach of Phoenix, AZ, David (Janis) Collins, James (Donna) Collins, of Port Huron and Kathy (Brian) Wurmlinger, of Fort Gratiot four grandchildren, Bryan (Laura) Collins, Ashley Collins, Brynne Wurmlinger and Johnny Wurmlinger, 1 great grandchild, Riley Collins and several nieces and nephews.  She was a treasured sister to Marjorie (William) Smith and sister-in-law to Joan Collins of Port Huron.  She was preceded in death by her sister, Marilyn White

A service in Mary Ellen's memory will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 16, 2014 at Smith Family Funeral Home-North. Visitation starting at 12:00 noon prior to the service.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to donor's choice. 

Funeral Home

Smith Family Funeral Home (North)
1525 Hancock St.  Port Huron, MI 48060
(810) 985-4351

Published in The Times Herald from May 11 to May 14, 2014