Bert P. Collins Sr.
52, of New Philadelphia died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at the Cleveland Clinic. Born March 11, 1962, in Canton, he was a son of Charlotte Preston Collins of New Philadelphia and the late Monte Howard Collins. Bert was also preceded in death by his brother, Monte Michael Collins Sr. who was his sidekick and best friend. He was a member of Union Local #134 in Newcomerstown and was an avid NASCAR fan.
In addition to his mother, Bert is also survived by his wife, Charlene Grove Collins whom he married on Nov. 17, 2012; children: Bert (Karen) Collins Jr. of Colorado, Shayla Chavez of Arizona, Jessie Collins and Kasey Collins both of Tuscarawas; step-children: Colton Cantrill of Ravenna and Tori Cantrill of Roswell; brother, Tom Collins of Illinois; grandchildren: Sara, Rachael and Jeremiah; many nieces and nephews including, Amber and Michael Collins.
Cremation has been entrusted to the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home and Crematory at Dover. There are no services or calling hours. Those wishing to express their fondest memories of Bert may do so by visiting the on line obituaries and flowers link on the funeral homes website.
Toland-Herzig Funeral Homes & Crematory
803 N Wooster Ave Dover, OH 44622
Published in The Times Reporter on July 15, 2014