COLLINS, Doreen Jeannine (nee DiPasquale)


It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the sudden but peaceful passing of our dearly loved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at the age of 91.

Predeceased by her husband Jack Collins and later life partner Andrew Beattie. Loved and respected mother of Larry DiPasquale (Patricia). Grandmother of Collin DiPasquale and Erin Strabel (Scott). Great grandmother of Nicolas DiPasquale and Mackenzie Strabel.

Loved and respected sister of Angela Blake (Ron), Joe DiPasquale (Linda), Jim DiPasquale (Lucy), Butch King (Shirley), Audrey Comeau (Stephen), Ross King (Helen), Harold King (Lisa) and Bunny Pateman (Larry). Predeceased by her parents Lawrence DiPasquale and Angeline DiPasquale, brothers Bob DiPasquale, Larry DiPasquale and Gary King, her sisters Marie Raymond (late Wayne), Margie MacIntyre (late Ken), Marlene Rouleau (late Jeff), Ruby Evoy (late Darcy) and Betty DiPasquale.

She will be fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews.

Doreen loved life, her large family, conversing and reminiscing with everyone and bingo, often all at the same time!

As per Doreen’s wishes there will be no services. The family extends its thanks and appreciation to all the doctor’s, nurse’s, PSW’s and support staff at the Sault Area Hospital, Cedarwood Lodge, Health Science North and St. Andrew’s Place in Sudbury for their tireless care, kindness and professionalism.

Arrangements entrusted to Northwood Funeral Home Cremation and Reception Centre (942 Great Northern Rd, 705-945-7758).