PARIS TOWNSHIP, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Rita Mae Collins, age 88 of Paris Township, passed away on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at LongMeadow Care Center in Ravenna.
She was born on April 12, 1931, the daughter of the late Clyde R. St. Clair and Charlotte Pamela (Fairchild) St. Clair.
Rita married Jimmy Collins on October 4, 1950 and he passed away on November 7, 2017.
She had lived in Paris Township for most of her life, working as a beautician, a cook at the Ravenna Arsenal and later at Kaufmann’s.
Rita is preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Collins; her son, Duwayne K. Collins; son in law, Gregory Strayer and a sister, Mary Lou Atleson.
She is survived by her daughters, Linda (Robert) Juranty of Pahrump, Nevada, Charlene (Steve) Staup and Ann Strayer of Ravenna; along with five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Per Rita’s wishes , cremation has taken place and no services will be held.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the James Funeral Home, 8 East Broad Street, Newton Falls, OH 44444 (330) 872-5440.
Family and friends may send condolences at www.jamesfuneralhomeinc.com.