Gary P. Collins, 64, Massena
Monday, December 10, 2012 - 6:49 pm

Gary P. Collins 64, of Maple Street passed away peacefully at his home Saturday (December 8, 2012) evening.

Gary was born June 15, 1948 the son of Paul and Elizabeth (Dallas) Collins. He graduated from Massena Central and enlisted in the United States Navy. Gary retired from the Dept. of Public Works where he read water meters. Gary was previously married which ended in divorce.

Surviving Gary is his son, Josh P. Collins; step children Tonya and Vincent Kirkey all of Massena; his grandchildren, Marcus J., Carmen E., Aries A. and Annilysse A.; step-grandchildren Trent M., Vanessa Ann, Andrew L. and Aleksys M. Kirkey all of Massena; two brothers, James G. and Lori Collins, Massena and William W. and Arlene of Claremont, NH; and a sister, Linda Cellana of N. Syracuse. Gary enjoyed spending time with his loving grandchildren.

There are no public calling hours. Arrangements are under the care of the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena. Burial to take place at the family's convenience.

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