Harold J. "John" COLLIER

COLLIER, Harold J. ?John?

76 of Lake Ariel, PA and Lake Worth, Florida died Thursday afternoon in Regional Hospital in Scranton following an illness. His companion of 30 years is Patricia A. Dubin. Born January 28, 1936 in Bronx, NY, he is the son of the late Harold R. and Anna E. (Fekete) Collier. He was a US Army veteran and a graduate of Manhattan College of New York receiving a BS in Business and Engineering. Prior to his retirement he was employed as a Building Manager for many years and was formerly a construction manager in New York. Harold was a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, and a member of the Brick Layers Union local # 37 of New York and the Building Managers Association of New York. Surviving in addition to his companion are (2) daughters: Debra M. McGowan and husband Kevin of Jefferson Twp., Christine Collier-Stellas and husband Demetrios of Houston, TX; (1) son: James D. Collier of Port Jefferson, NY; (1) step-son: Matthew D. Dubin and wife Elizabeth of Seattle, WA, and (1) step-daughter: Melissa Dubin-Falk and husband David of Lantana, FL; (2) sisters: Carol Schweitzer and husband Roy of Poughquag, NY and Joyce Ilardi and husband Anthony of Martinsburg, WV (9) grandchildren: Shannon E. McGowan-Walker, Sean P. McGowan, Alexis C. Stellas, Nicholas D. Stellas, Ariana K. Stellas, Zachary S. Falk, Jason G. Falk, Emily R. Falk, and Abraham J. Dubin. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 am in the Duffy & Snowdon Funeral Home 401 Church Street Moscow, PA. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the at 712 S. Keyser Avenue Taylor, PA 18517 For online condolences go to http://www.duffyandsnowdon.com/

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Published in The Palm Beach Post from Nov. 26 to Nov. 27, 2012