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BANGOR - Edith Margaret Collins, 93, died October 17, 2015 at a local hospital. She was born, March 31, 1922 in Milo, daughter of Lewis and Vera (Hand) Hichborn.

Edith will be remembered as a giving and loving lady who was always there for her family and friends.

Surviving are two sons, Gerald B. Collins of Burgaw, NC, and Thomas B. Collins of Bangor; four grandchildren, Paul Collins and his wife, Laura, Lindsay Collins, Dena Brown and her husband, Michael, and Tracy Collins; two great grandchildren, Brady and Lily; a special nephew, Ray Hichborn; two special nieces, Terry Hinton and Dawn Clossom; as well as other nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a brother, Merle Hichborn; and two sisters, Irma Mayhew and Audrey Withee.

Those who wish to remember Edith in a special way may make gifts in her memory to the Bangor Humane Society, 693 Mount Hope Avenue, Bangor, ME 04401. In keeping with Edith's wishes, services will be private. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.
Published on  October 19, 2015
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