Eleanor B. (Sullivan) Collins

Eleanor B. (Sullivan) Collins, died at William B. Rice Eventide Home, Quincy, Monday, September 5, 2011. She was 91 years old. Born in Boston, she was a graduate of St. Peter’s Grammar School in Dorchester and Jeremiah Burke High School, Class of 1938. Mrs. Collins was a longtime employee of GTE. She resided in Milton for over 50 years and was a member of the Saint Agatha Church Couples Club. Beloved wife of the late Edward P. Collins, Sr. and the late John F. Barrett. Mother of  Mary C. Lowney and her husband Richard of Weymouth, Theresa A. Collins and her husband Christopher Coughlan of Sausilito, CA, Francis X. Collins and his wife Mary Jane of Milton, Edward P. Collins Jr. and his wife Allyson Powell of Dighton, MA,  Daniel J. Barrett and his wife Maureen Mullaney of Ashfield, MA, Louise C. Collins and Sean Connolly of Attleboro and the late Anne Barrett Rhodenbaugh. Grandmother of Justine M. Smith and her husband Jeff of Sunderland, MA. Also survived by several other grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Sister of Joseph G. Sullivan, Sr. of Milton and the late Mary L. Gannon. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Agatha Church, Milton, Thursday September 8 at 10:00 AM.  Relatives and friends invited.  Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, MILTON, Wednesday 4-8 PM. Interment Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Eleanor’s memory may be sent to Saint Agatha Church, 432 Adams St., Milton, MA 02186.