William Collins, Jr. passed away on Monday, March 19, 2018, at his Matawan residence. He was born in Jersey City, raised in Bayonne and was a resident of Union Beach, prior to moving to Matawan.
Billy was employed as an oil terminal inspector for Saybolt, Inc. He then worked for Hess Oil Refineries, retiring after 20 years of service.
Billy is survived by his loving daughters, Brigid and Megan Collins; his wife, Rose (nee: Rumore) Collins; his dear brothers, James (Debbie) and Peter (Debbie) Collins; and several loving nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be conducted by Bayonne Memorial Home, Inc. on Monday, March 26. 2018. A funeral Mass will be held at Blessed Miriam Teresa Parish at St. Mary, Star of the Sea Church at 11:00 a.m. followed by cremation at Rosehill Crematory, Linden. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, March 25, 2018, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105