Joseph Collins

Obituary of Joseph H. Collins

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Joseph H. Collins, 94, of Niagara Falls, NY passed away on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at Schoellkopf Health Center. Born in Niagara Falls, NY on August 6, 1926 he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary (Wasenko) Collins. Joseph entered the United States Army on November 14, 1944. Serving his country until he was honorably discharged as a PFC on April 1, 1946. After serving his country, he began working for Nabisco Shredded Wheat, where he was an oven operator for 42 years until his retirement. He enjoyed gardening, playing golf and was an avid reader. Joseph will be remembered for his amazing sense of humor and his wealth of knowledge. He is survived by his wife, Renate (Kruger) Collins; children, Heidi Elliott and Brian(Tawnya) Elliott; grandchildren, Thomas (Vanessa) Walters, Keelin Wilkins, Owen Elliott and five great grandchildren. Also survived by several cousins. Friends may call Monday, August 2nd from 3-6 PM at ZAJAC FUNERAL HOME INC., 319 24th Street, cor of Welch Ave, Niagara Falls, NY. Funeral services & Burial with Military Honors will be held 1PM on Tuesday, August 3rd at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 500 Riverdale Avenue, Lewiston, NY with Rev. Jacek Mazur officiating. EVERYONE PLEASE ASSEMBLE AT THE CEMETERY.
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3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday, August 2, 2021
Zajac Funeral Home Inc.
319 24th Street
Niagara Falls, New York, United States

Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Gate Of Heaven Cemetery
500 Riverdale Avenue
Lewiston, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Gate Of Heaven Cemetery
500 Riverdale Avenue
Lewiston, New York, United States
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