Eleanore Walsh Collins

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Eleanore W. Collins  73 of The Villages, Florida and South Dennis, Massachusetts passed away on December 2, 2015.  Eleanore graduated from Rosary Academy in Watertown, MA and received her RN from Catherine Laboure School of Nursing in Dorchester, MA.  She earned a BA in Health Services Administration from St. Mary’s College in Moraga, CA and an MA in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix.  She worked as a nurse and nursing administrator until her retirement in 2006.   Eleanore was preceded in death by her parents Charles A. Walsh and Doris M. Walsh (nee Lavender), and her sister Carol W. Probst.   She is survived by her husband Arthur Collins of the Villages, FL, brothers Charles A. Walsh of The Villages, FL, and Richard Walsh of Beach Lake, PA,  and  children Arthur Collins III of Washington DC and his wife Victoria Collins, Maura Collins Terrell of Tyngsboro, MA and her husband William Terrell, Carolynn Giordano of Bradford, MA and her husband Joseph Giordano, and Christine Kruse of Eagle, ID and her husband Michael Kruse.  She is also survived by grandchildren Catherine Kruse, Aislinn Collins, Michael Kruse, Joseph Giordano, Daniel Giordano, Padric Collins, and many nieces and nephews.   Visiting hours will be Tuesday, December 8, 2015 from 4-8 p.m. at the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., MILTON. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday December 9, 2015 at 10 am at St. Gregory Church, 2223 Dorchester Avenue,  Dorchester, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her honor to the American Heart Association PO Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220 or the American Diabetes Association 1701 North Beauregard St, Alexandria, VA 22311