Keith Collins

Keith C. Collins Sr.

Saturday, May 7th, 1949 - Tuesday, September 8th, 2020
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Keith C. Collins Sr., 71, of Chazy passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2020. He was born in Plattsburgh, NY on May 7, 1949 the son of Calvin and Mildred (Brileya) Collins.
Keith joined the United States Navy and was honorably discharged after serving his country for 10 years and a veteran of the Vietnam War. Keith retired as head cook at Clinton Correctional after 30 years of service. He was a true outdoorsman, enjoying camping, fishing and hunting. He had a love for music, playing many instruments, especially playing bass guitar for his band, JustUs.
He was predeceased by his parents, his son, Keith Jr., his brothers, David and Steve, and his nephew Kyle Dube.
Keith is survived by his wife of 50 years Dorla, his son, Darrell Collins and his wife Nancy, his grandchildren, Benjamin, Angelina and Marissa Collins, his sisters, Ann Collins and Katherine Dube, his sister-in-law, Cheryl Collins, and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Calling hours will be Sunday, September 13, 2020 from 2:00-5:00pm at the Brown Funeral Home, Plattsburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, September 14, 2020 at 11:00am at Sacred Heart Church, Chazy. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the American Heart Association or American Cancer Society.
Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901. Online condolences may be offered at
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, September 13th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Sunday, September 13th, 2020 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Brown Funeral Home, Plattsburgh
    29 Broad Street
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  • Service

    Monday, September 14th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Monday, September 14th, 2020 11:00am
    Sacred Heart Church
    Rev. Ted Crosby
  • Interment

    Sacred Heart Cemetery


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Adam Pray

Posted at 06:10pm
I remember Uncle Keith as being an awesome musician, always friendly and loved his family. My heart goes out to you Dorla and DJ. So sorry for your loss and this difficult time and hope you find strength through this difficult time. Looking forward to the time where death will be no more. Love you all. Adam and Lauren

Sister Helen Hermann, SSJ

Posted at 02:49pm
On behalf of the Seton Catholic family of faith, I would like to express our deepest sympathy to Keith's family and friends. May he rest in peace and may the angels lead him to his heavenly home.

Just Us Joe & Lin , Gene & Mary, Keith & Jen

Posted at 02:37pm
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Ricky Nolan

Posted at 11:23am
Dorla, Darrel and Family:

Our deepest condolences to all of you during this very difficult time. Keith was an outstanding guy that will be greatly missed by all. You are all in our Thoughts and Prayers. A big HUG Dorla, remember all the great memories and fun that we had as a result of Keith and his the band.

Melody Bourgeois

Posted at 09:55am
Dorla & Family,
Keith will be missed by many. He was a good friend and kind individual. We have many good memories of Keith and will hold them close. Our heart felt sympathy.
Bob & Melody Bourgeois

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