Lorraine Elizabeth Collins

March 29, 1941 to August 29, 2016


Passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer, Lorraine Elizabeth Collins, age 75. Predeceased by her husband Francis Collins, parents Robert and May Candow, stepfather Robert Hayes, sisters Nellie and Gloria, and brother Walter. Leaving to mourn sons Melvyn (Barbara), and John (Kerry Lynn); daughters Elizabeth (Kevin), and Christine (Wilson); stepchildren Frances and Neil; brothers Fred (Ann), and Robert (Viola); sisters Doris (Hubert), and Yvonne (James); as well as grandchildren, greatgrandchildren, nieces and nephews, and a large circle of family and friends. Special thanks to the staff of palliative care unit at the L. A. Miller Centre, as well as all family and friends for their love and support through the difficult journey. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. The family will accept visitors on Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 from 1 – 4 p.m, and 6 – 9 p.m, and Thursday, September 1st, 2016 from 1 – 4 p.m. and 6 – 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at St. Thomas’ Anglican Church on Friday, September 2nd, 2016 at 2 p.m. An inurnment will take place on Saturday, September 3rd, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.  Flowers gratefully accepted, or donations in Lorraine’s memory may be made to the Cancer Society, or a charity of one’s choice. 



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Christine and family, I am so very sorry for your loss of the special lady you spoke about so often. I’ve been thinking about you over the past few days and especially today. May your mom rest in peace.

Christine and family , Sending sincere condolences on the loss of your loved one.Hold dear your mores and know that dhe knew how much you loved her.Keeping uou in my thoughts and prayers. God bless and keep you all.Biggest hugs to you Christine.

Aunt Lor,raine, May you rest in peace & know only eternal bliss in almighty God’s eternal kingdom, THANK YOU for YOUR BEING my aunt our condolences to John,Lorraine & Elizabeth

Christine and Family. Sending you my deepest condolences on the passing of your mom. God Bless.

Christine and Family,
I am so very sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing my darling. Please know I am thinking of you and sending positive thoughts your way. I hope your memories bring you comfort through this. One day at a time my sweet friend.
Love, Kimberley Butt xo

John, Kerry, Jada and family,

We are so very sorry to hear of your loss, please know that we are thinking of you at this difficult time.

Paul, Kim, Alex and Abby

John, Kerry Lynn, Jada & family,
So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Please know we are thinking of you at this difficult time.

“Memory is a gift from God that death cannot destroy”.

Wendy & Bruce

My heart just breaks for you all. I will always have such loving memories of “nan”. Love you all

Christine and Family,
I am so saddened to hear of the loss of your Mom. I know she meant so much to you. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. Cherish your memories and she will live on in your heart forever.

Thinking of you,
Lynn Jeffers-Blake
Carbonear, NL