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Charles F. Collins

Died: Monday, November 04, 2002
City of Grosse Pointe resident Charles F. Collins, 79, passed away on Monday, Nov. 4, 2002, at Bon Secours Hospital.

Born in Detroit in 1923, Mr. Collins attended the College of William and Mary and received his business degree from Wayne State University.

He served as a pilot in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Mr. Collins was a retired advertising executive.

He has been a member of Crescent Sail Yacht Club since 1957 and enjoyed sailing, woodworking and carving and spending time with his family.

Mr. Collins is survived by his wife, Margaret; his daughters, Mary Buchler and Jean Baumgarten; and his grandchildren, Kurt and Chelsea Baumgarten.

He was predeceased by his son, Peter.

A funeral Mass was celebrated on Friday, Nov. 8 at St. Paul Catholic Church in Grosse Pointe Farms.

Interment is in the St. Paul Columbarium.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, 1760 Mount Elliott, Detroit, MI 48207-3496.
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