Joseph "Sarge" C. Collins

April 25, 1932 ~ August 8, 2022 (age 90)


Joe "Sarge", age 90, of Findlay Township, Clinton, PA, passed peacefully at his residence on Monday morning, August 8, 2022.  A son of the late Michael and Nora (Bianchini) Collins; beloved husband of the late  Giovanna "Jenny" (DiNello) Collins; devoted father of Michael (Patricia) Collins and John (Melissa) Collins; adored grandfather of Amanda, Adelle, Jessica, and Marissa; brother of Amy (David) Butler, Janet (Robert) Schmac, and the late Katherine "Jean" Esno and Edward Collins.

Joe graduated from Burgettstown High School.  He then proudly served his country in the US Army, tank division, as a sergeant during the Korean Conflict.  He retired from TWA as a mechanic and ramp service.  Joe spent many hours on the family farm and quickly became known as "Mr. Fixit".  But mostly he loved being with his family and visiting friends and neighbors.  He also loved tending his garden alongside his groundhog friends!  He always found time to eat at his favorite restaurant Chick-fil-A.

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Rest in Peace, Sarge!

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August 14, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Herrick Compassionate Funeral Service
951 Cliff Mine Rd.
Imperial, PA 15126

Mass of Christian Burial
August 15, 2022

10:00 AM
Saint Columbkille R.C. Church
103 Church Road
Imperial, PA 15126

Committal Following Mass

Hopewell-Hebron Cemetery
Route 30
Imperial, Pennsylvania 15126


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