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Ruth W. (Nana) Collins


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Ruth W. (Nana) Collins Obituary
RUTH W. (NANA) COLLINS (1920-2015) Ruth passed away on December 9, 2015 in Riverside at the age of 95. She was born October 21, 1920 in Chicopee, MA and graduated from Commerce High School in Springfield, MA. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Richard. Following a career in the Air Force, Ruth and Dick settled in Riverside in 1970, where Ruth worked at the Knit 'n Stitch and Unique Vacations and was a pink lady at Riverside Community Hospital. She is survived by daughters Marge Hammond and Marsha Brown, both of Riverside, and son, Craig and wife Kathy of Austin, TX, as well as grandchildren Angela Beloian (Jim Walker), Jay Hammond, Scott Beloian (Laura), Julie Hammond, and Conor Collins (Tamar). Her pride and joy were her 9 great-grandchildren: Stephanie and Collin Hammond, Mitchell, Joel and Lenora Beloian, Nelson Walker, Megan and Ryan O'Dell and Niccolo Collins. More than anything, Nana loved her family. She will be truly missed. The family wishes to thank the caring staff at Pacifica Senior Living in Riverside. Services will be private.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Dec. 13, 2015
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