A graveside service for 62 year old Mr. Wayne R. Collins, of Parishville, NY, will be held Wednesday, July 2nd at 3:00 PM at Hillcrest Cemetery in Parishville, with Rev. Lee Sweeney officiating. There are no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Seymour Funeral Home in Potsdam. Mr. Collins died at the Spicer Care Home in the Town of Canton, on June 30, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of Parishville, NY.
Survivors include two sons Eric (and Amanda) Collins of Marathon, NY, Nathan Collins of Parishville, NY, a daughter Tracy Collins of Douglas, GA, two sisters Susan Winney of Parishville, NY, and Debra (and Michael) Planty residing in Alaska, and a brother Gary (and Diane) Collins of Parishville, and a granddaughter Sella Collins, daughter of Eric and Amanda Collins, of Marathon, NY.. A marriage to Ann Taylor ended in divorce. He is predeceased by his parents, James W. and Eileen Murial (Barney) Collins.
Gary was born in Potsdam, NY September 27, 1951, the son of James W. and Eileen Murial (Barney) Collins. He graduated from Parishville-Hopkinton Central High School and began working at Alcoa in Massena, NY, where he retired October 1, 2013, after 40 years as a general mechanic. Wayne was an avid hunter and enjoyed cutting wood.