Francis “Hank” Collins a longtime resident of Lansdale, PA and more recently Oxford, PA., passed from this life on August 25, 2016 after a valiant struggle with cancer.
He is survived by his wife Angelina DiCicco Collins; children Marinella C.(James P. Kelly); George F.(fiancé Grace Harpole); Michael J. (Jennifer Kratz); Florence M. (Jon Foden); Paul A. and John A. and five grandchildren Julianna, Collin, Jake, Andrew and Jossalyn.
He was the son of the late William F. and Florence Manning Collins and brother to the late William and John and Elizabeth Collins Knighton. He is survived by siblings Margaret Kennedy, Alice Wager and Peter and Joseph Collins.
Hank was born in Malvern, PA in 1941. He attended St. Matthew’s School in Conshohocken, PA where he grew up. Hank proudly served in the army reserves.
Family and friends are invited to St. Stanislaus Church, 51 Lansdale Avenue, Lansdale, PA on Wednesday, August 31, 2016. Receiving time from 9:30 to 11:00 AM followed by his Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM. Interment private.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Hank’s name to Neighborhood Hospice, 795 E. Marshall Street, West Chester PA 19380. Arrangements by Simcox McIlvaine Funeral Home Lansdale, PA.