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Obituary for Donald E. Collins

Donald E. Collins of Grand Island, NY passed away on Friday, August 28, 2020 at Buffalo General Hospital at the age of 72.

He was born September 3, 1947 in Buffalo, NY a son of the late Donald F. and Arley R. (Sigmund) Collins. He loved trains and enjoyed hunting, fishing and going to the casino.

He was a Bus Driver for Grand Island Transportation and had also worked at Carbon Graphite in Niagara Falls, NY.

He is survived by his wife, Marie (Krautsack) Collins whom he married on January 13, 1967 in East Aurora; his daughter, Michele Collins of Angola; his grandchildren: Ronald, Amber and Josh; his siblings: Betty (Paul) Kaiser of Delevan, Colleen (Walter) Collins-Duffield of Florida and Tim (Carol) Collins of North Carolina; also survived by several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

There will be no calling hours. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, July 3, 2021. More details will follow.

Memorials may be made to the Ten Lives Club, P.O. Box 253, North Boston, NY 14110.