William F. Collins Jr.
SWANSEA- William F. Collins Jr., 76, of Swansea, formerly of Milford, died Thursday, October 21, 2010 in his home. He was the husband of Dorinda (Rodrigues) Collins. He was the husband of the late Loretta (Tusino) Collins who died in 1993.
He was born in Woonsocket RI, son of the late William and Helen (Trudeau) Collins Sr., living in Milford before moving to Swansea in 1992.
Mr. Collins was educated at the Mount St. Charles School in Woonsocket RI. He was a Korean War Army Veteran. He retired in 1990 from the former Seavers Trucking Company in Milford where he was employed as a truck driver.
He was a member of the International Teamsters Union Local #170 in Worcester.
In addition to his wife he survived by one son William T. Collins of Millville, one daughter Michelle Palmer of Milford, a step-daughter Kristen Beland of Riverside RI, one brother Charles Collins of Franklin, two sisters Patricia Spinella and Jacqueline Payette both of Woonsocket RI, five grandchildren and several surviving nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his sister Frances Landry.
The funeral will be held Tuesday October 26, 2010 at 9A.M. from the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home 46 Water St.
A mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 A.M. in the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church 5 East Main St.
Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
Calling hours will be held Monday from 5 to 8 P.M.
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