John F. Collins, Jr. March 11, 1938 - October 12, 2021

John F. Collins, Jr., of Milton, passed on October 12, 2021.

John was the son of the late Gertrude Fitzsimmons Collins and John F. Collins and brother of the late Hammond Collins M.D. He is the beloved brother of Ann Collins and Trudy Collins, both of Milton, the brother-in-law of Kathleen Collins of Hingham as well as the devoted uncle of Christopher Collins of Quincy and Caroline Collins of Boston.

A lifelong resident of Milton, John graduated from Milton High School in the fifties where he played football, basketball and baseball. He was a Navy veteran and worked for 36 years for Boston Edison. John enjoyed summer vacations on Cape Cod and New Hampshire with family and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Agatha Church, 432 Adams Street, Milton, Saturday October 16 at 10:30 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Interment to follow at Milton Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider doing an act of kindness for someone or making a donation to the Milton Animal Shelter, 181 Governor Stoughton Lane, Milton, MA 02186.

Mass of Christian Burial
Saint Agatha Church
432 Adams Street
Milton, MA 02186
Saturday October 16 at 10:30 AM.
Relatives and friends invited.



Interment

Milton Cemetery
211 Centre Street
Milton, MA 02186

Condolences(3)

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    Dave murphy says

    The gentle giant. A big guy with an ever bigger heart. Sad to hear of the passing of one of the gang from East Milton and classmate at MHS 1956. My condolences to the Collins family

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    Joseph McDonough says

    Remember you well “Tubba”. Lots of time together on the diamond, gridiron
    and court. Cunningham Park was the best. May you RIP.

    Joe McDonough
    MHS 1956

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    Don Affanato says

    Our deepest sympathy to Gertrude, Ann and family. We were so saddened to read of John’s death in this morning’s paper. Lots of good memories and times shared over many, many years. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love and Peace, Don & Ellen Affanato MHS ‘56

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In lieu of flowers, please consider doing an act of kindness for someone or making a donation to:

Milton Animal Shelter
181 Governor Stoughton Lane
Milton, MA 02186