Harold J. Collins (1931 - 2016)

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Harold J. "Wimpy" Collins, age 85, of Route 219, Brockway, Pa., died on Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Christ the King Manor in DuBois.
Born in Westville, Pa., on Jan. 9, 1931, he was the son of the late Duncan and Sarah Morris Collins.
He was married to Alberta J. Unsworth. She preceded him in death on Oct. 14, 2005.
Retired, he was employed as a shift foreman in the Hot End at Brockway Glass in Crenshaw.
Wimpy was a U.S. Navy peacetime veteran and was Methodist by faith.
He was the oldest living member at both the Orient Club in Brockway and the V.F.W. Club in Crenshaw.
He enjoyed camping at East Branch Dam and hanging out with his dogs.
He is survived by a daughter, Sharon (Eric) Davey of Brockport; two sons, Gary (Cindi) Collins and Tom Collins, both of Brockway; and one brother, Kenneth (Jean) Collins of Orlando, Fla. He is also survived by six grandchildren: Heidi Lillibridge, Angie Shahmoradi, Thomas J. Collins, Erica Davey, Rebecca Davey, Hilliary Davey; and four great-grandchildren: Hannah Shahmoradi, Rebel Will, Marley Rei Johnson, Matty Lillibridge.
In addition to his parents and his wife, he is also preceded in death by a twin brother, Donald "Snapper" Collins; and a sister, Doris Hook.
Calling hours will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, Sunday, May 1, 2016, at the Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc. in Brockway. The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 2, also at the funeral home with Pastor Dave Nagele officiating. Burial will follow in the Beechtree Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Gateway Humane Society Inc., 1211 Airport Rd, Falls Creek, PA 15840.
Online condolences may be left at csfhinc.com.
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Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc
1033 4Th Ave
Brockway, PA 15824
(814) 268-2732
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Published in The Courier Express on May 1, 2016
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