John P. ‘Jack’ Collins age 95, of Lima passed away Thursday, April 7, 2022 at home surrounded by family. He was born Feb. 12, 1927 in Sandusky, Ohio to the late John M. and Margaret R. (Lacy) Collins. He married Shirley Faye Rosenberger March 16, 1946 and she preceded him in death August 25, 2006.
Jack had been a telephone technician for Ohio Bell Telephone. He was the past president of Local 4323 Communications Workers of America and a life member of Telephone Pioneers of America.
Survivors include children: Steven (Julie) Collins of Portland, OR, Christine Collins of Bellflower, CA and Nancy Hood of Cincinnati, OH, 9 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, a great great granddaughter and a sister Barbara Smith of Fremont, OH.
Jack was preceded in death by a daughter Thedora (Teddi) Mata and 3 brothers: Robert, Warren and Lee Collins.
Private family services will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery.