American Veteran 06

Richard J. Collins

April 30, 1930 ~ March 9, 2021 (age 90)


Richard J. Collins of Brockton passed away on Tuesday March 9, 2021 at the age of 90. Born in Boston April 30, 1930, son of the late Eugenia Cook. He grew up in the Brockton area, graduated from Brockton High and served in the Army-Air Force during the Korean Conflict at Beale Air Force Base, CA. He was employed as a meat Cutter for A&P and Purity Markets until retirement in 1992.

He is survived by cousins Ronald Zupka and his wife Lynne of Canada, Kathryn Frund Whinfield and her husband Steve of CT, and Kenneth Frund of NV, also grand cousins Robyn, Krista, and Brooklynn.

A graveside service will be held at Pine Hill Cemetery, West Bridgewater on Wednesday March 17th at 11:00 AM. Richard wanted donations to go in his memory to the Salvation Army Brockton Citadel P.O. Box 4047 Brockton, MA 02302

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Arrangements by Leighton-MacKinnon Funeral Home, 4 W. Washington St. (Corner Rte. 58), Hanson, MA












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Graveside Service
March 17, 2021

11:00 AM
Pine Hill Cemetery, West Bridgewater

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