COLLINS, Evelyn Mary
We the family announce the passing of Evelyn “Evie” Mary Collins on Friday
September 16, 2022 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital with her family by her
Evie was born in Sydney on September 17, 1936, she was the daughter of the late
Albert and Audrey (Warren) Collins.
Evie enjoyed to Curl and shop. She worked at the Smart Shop downtown Sydney
before she began her lifelong career of teaching. She taught at local schools
retiring from Colby Elementary School where she was a grade one teacher for
Evie loved Art and painting. She taught Art classes in various schools in Sydney
and made ceramic pieces which she displayed and sold in her own hobby store.
Evie loved her family and shared many great memories at her bungalow in Mira
where all of her family would gather for bonfires, great meals and laughs.
Evie is survived by her sister-in-law Carol Collins, Sydney, nieces Denise Collins-
Booth, Lisa Gittens, Audrey (Pino) Smith, Robin (Ricky Axworthy) Collins, Carol
Ann (Craig) Ashe, nephews Albert (Ruth Ann), Gary (Debbie), and Alonzo (Sandra).
She was predeceased by her brothers Albert and James (Billy) and a niece Debbie
Visitation will be held Wednesday September 21, 2022 from 4 – 7pm in Sydney
Memorial Chapel. A graveside service will be held Thursday at 11 am in Forest
Haven Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to Charity of Choice.
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Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Evelyn Collins 2022..
Death notice for the town of: Sydney, Province: Nova Scotia