Shirley M. Collins

Shirley M. Collins, 82, of Rt. 422, Slippery Rock Twp. passed away at 5:30 pm on Sunday, July 12 at the UPMC Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh.

Shirley was born in New Castle on October 22, 1932 to the late Abraham and Velma (Dick) Stoner. She married Robert C. Collins who preceded her in death in May of 2002. She retired from the former Hill View Manor where she had worked as an LPN. Shirley was a lifelong member of Center Presbyterian Church and had belonged to the quilting group at Harmony Baptist Church. She enjoyed wintering in Florida.

Shirley is survived by her sons; Gary R. and David R. Collins of New Castle, her daughters; Kathy S. Hohmann of Slippery Rock and Sally A. Crumbacher of New Wilmington, twelve grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren, her brother; Kenneth Stoner, her sister; Karen S. Franklin, and a sister-in-law; Mary Alice Stoner, all of New Castle.

In addition to her parents and husband, Shirley was preceded in death by her brothers; Dick and Larry Stoner and her twin sister in infancy.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 pm Wednesday at Turner-Myers Funeral Home, 208 North Jefferson Street. Funeral services will be at 11 am, Thursday at the funeral home and will be conducted by the Rev. Dr. James Bibza of the Center Presbyterian Church.

Interment will be at Mt. Hermon cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Center Presbyterian Church.


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