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Lois A. Collins

July 5, 1930 — February 3, 2024

Inverness

Lois A. Collins, 93, of Inverness, FL, passed away on February 3, 2024. She was born in Waterbury, CT, on July 5, 1930, to the late Paul and Rosaline Wollenberg.

She was a graduate of St. Frances School of Nursing and worked as a school nurse at Irving A. Robbins Junior High School.  After relocating to Citrus County, FL, she became a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Inverness and was a part of their Helping Hands Food Pantry with her good friend Bob Landini. Lois enjoyed playing golf in her spare time.  

Survivors include her daughters, Susan Scheidel, Karen Collins, and MaryRose Collins; two grandchildren, Heidi and Richard Scheidel; and two great grandchildren, Dylan and Cayden Scheidel. 

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, James D. Collins, who was also her high school sweetheart at Farmington High School.  She will be laid to rest beside him at Riverside Cemetery in Farmington, CT.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Helping Hands Food Pantry at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church.

The family would like to thank Highland Place Assisted Living and Vitas Hospice for the care of Mrs. Collins.

 

 

 

Services entrusted to the care of Heinz Funeral Home, Inverness, Florida. www.heinzfh.com.

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