In Loving Memory of Audrey Enright Collins

January 19, 1920
Brooklyn, NY
January 08, 2018
St. Petersburg, FL
Funeral Home

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824

Visitation

Spear-Miller Funeral Home, Sunday 3-7 PM

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield,
CT 06824

January 14, 2018

Service

Our Lady of the Assumption Church

Mass of Christian Burial

545 Stratfield Road,
Fairfield,
CT 06825

Monday, January 15, 2018 11:00 AM

Cemetery

Calvary Cemetery

Woodside,
Queens,
NY

No date included.

Family Gathering

Charity

Alpha-1 Foundation

3300 Ponce De Leon Blvd.,
Coral Gables,
FL 33134


St. Catherine Academy

760 Tahmore Drive,
Fairfield,
CT 06825


Audrey Enright Collins

Audrey Collins of St Petersburg FL passed peacefully of natural causes with family by her side on January 8, 2018 at Addington Place at College Harbor. Audrey was born in Brooklyn NY on January 19, 1920 the only child of William and Mabel (Ford) Enright. She grew-up in New York City with her many O’Meara and McEnery cousins and life-long best friend Kathleen (O’Leary) Kelly. Having graduated from Mount St. Ursula Academy she attended Good Council College in White Plains. During WWII she volunteered with the USO in NYC. On February 15, 1947 Audrey married the love of her life Joseph Francis Collins, Jr in New York City, residing there before moving to Waldwick and Mahwah, NJ; West Hartford, CT; Armonk and Katonah, NY; Bridgeport and Trumbull, CT and finally St Petersburg, FL in 2015.

She was pre-deceased by Joseph, her husband of 36 years, and is survived by six children William (Sandy) of Tierra Verde FL; Elizabeth “Cassie” Thompson (Ed) of Tierra Verde; Joseph III (Jane-Ellen) of Fairfield, CT; Marie “Mimi” Burri (Chris) of Tierra Verde FL; Michael (Mary) of Brookfield, CT and Megan Franco (Duffy) of Norwalk CT.

She is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

She will be waked at Spear-Miller Funeral Home in Fairfield, CT on Sunday January 14th between 3pm and 7pm.

A Catholic Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 545 Stratfield Rd, Fairfield, CT on Monday January 15th at 11:00 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Alpha-1 Foundation in Coral Gables, FL or St. Catherine Academy in Fairfield, CT. For information or to offer an online condolence please visit www.SpearMillerFuneralHome.com

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5 Guestbook Entries for Audrey Enright Collins

  1. We offer our heartfelt sympathy and kindest thoughts to the extended Collins family. May you all enjoy many fond memories as you gather together in remembrance of Audrey.

    The Bruskivage & Mueller Families

  2. Your mom will always hold a special place in my heart. Prayers and deepest sympathies to all.

  3. My wonderful Collins Cousins– loved your mom! Also love that my mom had such a good time with her. They could be pretty feisty together! I admired what a great mother she was to all of you– thoughtful, caring and fun! While I have not seen her (of the rest of you for that matter!!)– my years of fond memories of our family get-to-gathers in our younger years are plentiful. Grateful to have known and loved wonderful Aunt Aud.