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Charles "Chuck" Collins

February 20, 1945 ~ March 15, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Charles "Chuck" Collins Obituary

COLLINS, Charles ‘Chuck’: Following a short illness, Chuck passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Hospice Peterborough on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 in his 78th year. Chuck will be forever loved by his wife of 46 years, Evelyn (nee Ward). Loving and devoted father of Sara Mormul (Jeff), Adam Collins (Josie), Tim Collins (Sarah), and Leah Harding (Adam). Adored Papa of Finley and Quinlan Mormul, Ella, Ainsley, and Lorelei Collins, Arden, Oliver, and Wren Collins, and Charlie and Lucy Harding. Brother-in-law of Bob Ward (Mary-Lou, predeceased), Ray Ward (Clarice), Faye McDonald (Don, predeceased), Gloria Crowley (Vince), the late Bill Ward (Mae), and the late Eldon Ward. Predeceased by his daughter-in-law Karla Santos and by his parents Evelyn and Arthur Collins. 

Chuck was a proud veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces. He loved spending time with his family, along with taking photographs in nature. In keeping with Chuck’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a gathering to honour his life will be held on Monday, March 20 at 11am at St. Giles Church at 785 Park St. South, Peterborough, ON.

In his memory, his family would ask that you please spread his love by performing a random act of kindness. If you wish, donations to Hospice Peterborough or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by his family. Online condolences may be expressed at

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Celebration of Life Service
March 20, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Giles Presbyterian Church
785 Park Street South
Petertborough, Ontario K9J 3T6


Hospice Peterborough
325 London Street, Peterborough ON K9H 2Z5
Tel: 1-705-742-4042


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