Collins, James

December 18th, 2009

Collins,jamesJames J. Collins of Wilmington, formerly of Charlestown passed away on December 18, 2009, at Woodbriar in Wilmington with his family at his side.

Born in Boston, MA, on May 30, 1929, James was the dear son of the late James & Helen Collins.

James was retired from Hoods Milk in Charlestown and also from Market Basket in Wilmington. He was a member of the Armed forces during World War II.

James is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Mary Collins (McInnis) from Wilmington. Also survived by his daughter Kathleen and her husband Michael Griffin of Wilmington. His son James J. Collins of Billerica. His grandchildren, Jessica Korves (Collins) and her husband Mark Korves of Las Vegas. Gregg Griffin and his wife Kimberly of North Andover. Mary-Kate Griffin and Joshua Vaughan of Wilmington. James is also survived by his dear friend David Accardi of Wilmington. He also leaves behind two brothers Bill Collins and his wife Barbara of Billerica and Jack Collins and his wife Debra of Sharon along with many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers his family is asking that you please make donations payable to Woodbriar of Wilmington Resident Trust, 90 West St., Wilmington, MA 01887, where James had many dear friends.

The Collins and Griffin family would like to take this opportunity to thank the following people for all their assistance and support. The Wilmington Fire, EMT and Police departments for their many trips to Oak Street. The staff and our friends at Woodbriar of Wilmington for allowing Jim a home away from Home. Lastly, we would like to thank our neighbors and friends for their love, support and prayers. God Bless.


2 Entries in Guest Book for “Collins, James”

  1. The Richard Pereira Family says:

    Our deepest sympathy and love from all of the Richard Pereira Family

    Uncle Rich, Aunt Joanne, Ricky, Matt, Zachary, Ashley.

  2. Dottie Kendall Odonnell says:

    Dear Kathy Mary and family. So sorry to hear of your dads passing. Always remember the summers at the lake and cottage with the Collins family from Charleston. Jim always had a smile on his face when I see him at DeMoulas’s working. Your in my thoughts and prayers. Dottie Kendall ODonnell

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