Albert James Collins, 80 years old, of Elizabethville, passed away Thursday June 8, 2017 in the Harrisburg Hospital. He was born December 18, 1936 in Eshcol to Charles D.(Jude) and Carrie Mae (Hughes) Collins. He attended Lykens Valley Bible Church and enjoyed making crafts in wood.
Albert is survived by his wife, Betty M. Collins; sons, James D. Collins and wife Kathy of Newport, Richard K. Collins of Mechanicsburg and Ronald E. Collins of Blain; step daughters, Marcia Putt Gochenaur of Millerstown, Shirley Putt Nease of Oklahoma and Anita Putt Shirley of New Mexico; sisters, Dorothy Emlet, Mary Meals, and Martha Tressler; brother, William Collins; 7 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. He was preceded in death by step son, Leonard Putt; sister, Barbara George and brothers, Ernest and John Collins.
A Memorial Service will be held on Monday June 19 at 6 PM at the Lykens Valley Bible Church, 727 Main Street, Lykens, Pa. with Pastor Ben Scott officiating.