CENTRAL CITY — COLLINS – Robert L., 65, Central City, died Sept. 2, 2013, at Windber Hospice. Born Dec. 5, 1947, in Johnstown, son of Joseph G. and Shirley (Cable) Collins. Preceded in death by parents; infant brother, Harold; sisters, Nancy Mains, Betty Nancarvis, Debra Hartman and Christine Collins; and brothers, Joseph, David, Gary and Dennis. Survived by his wife of 41 years, Patricia (Molnar) Collins; children, Alicia, married to Chad Fyock, Stoystown; Robert J. Collins, married to the former Kim Morris, Central City; and Carl Collins, married to the former Nicole Zoglmann, New Stanton; grandchildren, Aaron, Libby and Vincent Fyock; Dillon Collins; Peyton, Taylor and Tanner Collins; and Isaak Zoglmann; sisters, Katherine Kralik, Central City; and Beverly (Richard) Layton, Somerset; brother, Richard (Niomie) Collins, Central City; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was a Vietnam War Marine Corps veteran and retired from PBS Coal after three decades in the coal industry. He attended Central City Christian Church. He was an avid sportsman, having enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping and especially trips to Canada. He enjoyed gardening, vacations with family and loved spending time with grandchildren. He had a special lifelong love of bluegrass music and faithfully attended the Bluegrass Festival at Berlin Grove yearly, where he played several instruments. Robert fought a three-year courageous battle with cancer. He was comforted and passed away peacefully with the help of the kind and compassionate people at Windber Hospice. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Deaner Funeral Home, Stoystown. Funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Central City Christian Church (no viewing at church), the Rev. Randy Reynolds, officiating. Interment, Glade Cemetery, with military rites by Somerset County Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Windber Hospice, 600 Somerset Ave., Windber, Pa. 15963. (DeanerFuneralsAndCremations.com)
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