Passed peacefully away at his residence in Tiffany Village on Friday, March 26, at the age of 87 years, Captain Wallace William Collins. Predeceased by his wife Wilhelmine, sisters Vera, Jacqueline, and Maxine. Leaving to mourn with loving memories his children Neville (Marilyn), Marina Gillam (Gerald) and Perry (Rosiland), his cherished grandchildren Jamie, Jennifer, Jillian, Shane, Brittany, Danielle, Natasha and Michael, great-grandchildren Julia, Brooklynn, William, Wynter, Emily, Mason, and Madison, sisters Audrey and Maisie, brothers Gordon, Winston, Clayton and Larry, as well as numerous other family members and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Penton and the staff at Tiffany Village for their compassion and care.
Wallace spent most of his working life at sea on the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador as Captain and a marine pilot. He enjoyed being outdoors hunting, fishing and tending his gardens, and loved family gatherings.
Cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors on Tuesday, March 30, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, while observing Covid 19 protocols. A memorial service and interment of his and Wilhelmine’s ashes, will be held in Carmanville United Church Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers a donation in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.