Kenneth R. Collins, 82, of Scottdale, passed away Friday, April 29, 2022. He was born Jan. 26, 1940, in Everson, a son of the late Matthew and Josephine (Nardine) Collins.
Ken retired as a master sergeant from the Air Force after 21 years of faithful service. He had also been employed by the Modulus Corp. and Volkswagen. He was a member of the Partner Parish of St. John the Baptist, Scottdale, and the Scottdale Elks Lodge No. 777. In his spare time, Ken also enjoyed golfing and fishing.
He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Catherine E. (Kinsella) Collins; his two sons, Kenneth M. Collins and James J. Collins and his wife, Gina; and two grandchildren, Amanda Nicholson and her husband, Bryce and Brandon Collins.
Family and friends are welcome from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at GRAFT-JACQUILLARD FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES INC. 303 Pittsburgh St., Scottdale. Services will be private for the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at www.stjude.org. Online condolences are welcome at www.gjfuneral.com.
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