Rose Collins was neonatal nurse

DOWNEY - Rose Marilyn Collins, born Dec. 1, 1918 in Park, S.D., passed away June 24. She was 92.She was a registered nurse at the neonatal departments at both St. Francis Medical Center and Downey Community Hospital for more than 40 years. She was a devout member of Ladies of Charity. She was the mother of Fr. Kevin Collins C.M., Patricia Kellogg (James), William Collins (Kathleen) and Roberta Hughes (Tom); grandmother to Kevin, Timothy, Michael, Kerry, Thomas, William and Spencer; and sister of James McKercher. A visitation will be held July 1 from 4-8 p.m. with a vigil at 6:30 p.m. A funeral Mass is scheduled for July 2 at 9 a.m. Both services will be held at All Souls Mortuary in Long Beach, with interment to follow at All Souls.

********** Published: June 30, 2011 - Volume 11 - Issue 10