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Alice D. Collins, 84

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Alice D. Collins, 84, of Pittsfield, Mass., passed away December 28, 2017, at Mount Carmel Care Center in Lenox, Mass.

Born in Pittsfield, Mass., on February 5, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Jose Ferreira and Deolinda Mendonca Ferreira.

She married her husband, the late Ronald F. Collins, in July of 1952. He died on September 18, 1992. Mrs. Collins was a homemaker who enjoyed playing bingo and doing puzzles. She was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church.

Mrs. Collins leaves behind her children, Richard A. Collins, and his wife Peggy of Pittsfield, and Diane L. Davis and her husband William of Pittsfield, a sister, Lucinda Thibodeau of Pittsfield; five grandchildren, Jessica Dietlin of Pittsfield, Derek Davis of Pittsfield, Dustin Collins of Texas, Christopher Collins of Texas and Cody Collins of Pittsfield; and four great-grandchildren. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband, she was predeceased by a son, Ronald J. Collins, who died in February 2004; a daughter, Lynn Marie Collins, who died in September 1972; and her sister, Loretta Pettit.

Funeral notice: Services for Alice D. Collins will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at St. Joseph Cemetery, Pecks Road, Pittsfield. Arrangements are under the direction of Dery Funeral Home.


Obituary Provided By: Dery Funeral Home

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