COLLINS, Mary A. of Dublin, OH, a loving wife, mother and grandmother, passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, after a brief battle with cancer.
Mary attended the Ohio State University and graduated with a bachelor of science degree in Nursing. She was a Registered Nurse and worked as a maternal and child health nurse in the 1950's with the Columbus Health Department.
Mary was a graduate of Follansbee High School and a member of St. Brigid of Kildare Catholic Church. She was born April 29, 1933, the daughter of the late Domenick and Ida Settimio of Follansbee, WV.
She is preceded in death by her sister, Virginia Pomante and brothers-in-law, Louis Pomante, Sr. and George Eddy, and nephews Donnie Pomante, Rick Pomante, Louis Pomante, Jr., and Edmund Bower.
Mary is survived by her husband of 57 years, Dr. Elmer "Doc" Collins; her five children, Dr. Steve Collins (Paula) of LaGrange, GA, Judy Culkin (Tom) of Novi, MI, Dr. John Collins (Jane) of Saginaw, MI, Chris Collins (Harriet) of Cincinnati, OH and Sue Honious (Mike) of Hendersonville, TN; siblings, Joe Settimio (Gerri), Guy Settimio, Ollie Eddy, Julie Bower (Fred) and Helen Eberhart (Jim); her 11 grandchildren, Elizabeth Collins of Valley, AL and Joseph Collins of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, Christopher Culkin and Catherine Culkin of Novi, MI, Madeline Collins, Jeffrey Collins and Caroline Collins of Saginaw, MI, Grant Collins and Haley Collins of Cincinnati, OH, Ryan Honious and Mitchell Honious of Hendersonville, TN; and many cousins, nieces, nephews, neighbors and friends. Burial at Resurrection Cemetery, Lewis Center, OH. Please visit: www.rutherford funeral homes.com to send condolences to the Collins family.