Patricia Ann Collins, 78

Collins, Patricia









Patricia Ann Collins, 78, of Jacksonville, FL, passed
away peacefully Sunday, August 2, 2015 in her home surrounded by her
family. She was born April 19, 1937 in Hoboken, GA to the late Daniel W. &
Sally (Carter) Dowling. Patricia was predeceased by her husband, Alvin T.
Jr.; son, Daniel C. Collins and great granddaughter, Charlotte Alondra
Piragine. She worked several years for Duval County School Board. Patricia
also enjoyed her many travels abroad. Survivors include her four
daughters, Vicky Reid (John), Paula Sing (Donnie), Pamela Collins, Susan
Piepoli (Bob); granddaughters, Laurie Thomas (Reid), Whitney Vargas
(Piragine), Lindsay Bass (Sing), Ashley Crews-Saucedo, Kathryn Price;
grandsons, John “Adam” Reid, Christopher Price, Joseph Piragine Jr., Troy
“TJ” Crews Jr.; 7 great grandchildren and a large extended family as well
as many close and dear friends. Funeral services will be held Thursday,
August 6 at 11am at North Jacksonville Baptist Church, 8531 North Main St
32218, where she was a long-time member. Interment will follow in
Evergreen cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening
from 6-8pm at Cedar Bay Funeral Home, 405 New Berlin Rd 32218, 714-1110.