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NATICK – John “Jack” T Collins, Esquire, 87, of Natick formerly of Waban and Milton passed away on December 11, 2020. 

Beloved husband for 58 years to Joanne (O’Neil) Collins.  Devoted father of John T. Collins, Jr. and Gregory B. Collins both of Natick and the late Theodore J. Collins of Newburyport.  Father-in-law of Jennifer Collins of Sudbury.  Brother of the late Charles Collins of Reading, Alice and Anstiss Collins both of Milton.  Brother-in-law of Eileen Collins of Reading.  Son of the late Charles F. and Margaret (Cunningham) Collins of Milton.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews. 

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral Mass at St. Patrick Church 44 East Central Street (Rt. 135) Natick on Saturday December 19 at 10 a.m.

Due to Covid-19 all other services are private. 

Army Veteran. Jack graduated from Boston College with honors in 1954 and Harvard Law School In 1957. He concentrated his law practice in trusts and estate law at Holland & Knight. Jack also had extensive experience in transportation matters, including railroad regulatory issues.

He was a past President of the Windsor Club of Newton and the Waban Improvement Society.

Jack loved his family, friends and all of The Collins Road Kids.

In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Mr. Collins may be made to Mass General Cancer Center at Newton Wellesley 2014 Washington Street Newton, MA 02462. 

By editor

Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.