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Phillip Collins

COLLINS Phillip   Age 76 of Hilden, NS, passed away Sunday, November 18, 2018 in Elk Court, Brookfield. Born in Green Oaks, NS, he was the son of the late Leonard & Lydia (Burgess) Collins. Phillip came from a large family of talented musicians who
COLLINS Phillip Age 76 of Hilden, NS, passed away Sunday, November 18, 2018 in Elk Court, Brookfield. Born in Green Oaks, NS, he was the son of the late Leonard & Lydia (Burgess) Collins. Phillip came from a large family of talented musicians who enjoyed an old-fashioned kitchen party. He had many interests, but his favorite pastime was playing his fiddle and guitar. He will be fondly remembered as having a devilish smile and a twinkle in his eye. Phillip was a member of the local congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. He is survived by his wife Margaret (King) Collins, children: Phillip Jr. (Rebecca) & family; Tara (Keith), Debert, Christina (Gary), North River; Jeffery (Kim), Debert; grandchildren, Brooklyn, Rylan, Corey, Riley, Danny, (Lindsay); great-granddaughter Myla; Siblings: Marge (Donald), Ontario, Gary (Shirley), Green Oakes; several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his siblings: Elmer, Clarence, Aileen, Jessie, and Edith. Arrangements are under the direction of the Mattatall~Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro. No visitation or funeral service by family request. A private family burial will take place at a later date in the Onslow Island Cemetery. Donations in memory may be made to the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Truro. Private messages of condolences may be sent to the family by viewing Phillip’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com

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