Alice B. Collins

Jan 02, 2019

Rockland — Alice B. Collins, 64, passed away peacefully Dec. 22, 2018, at Sussman House in Rockport with family by her side. She was born in Somerville, Mass., Jan. 22, 1954, the daughter of Albert J. and Frances H. Beote. Moving to Maine full-time in 1966, she graduated from Medomak Valley High School in 1973. Throughout her adult life, she worked a number of jobs, beginning with the Navigator Motel, then Crowe Rope, where she met her future husband, Robert A. Collins. She also worked for Jura Studio, Nautica and finally Circle K in Rockland.

She married Robert Collins Dec. 6, 1991, and lived in Rockland most of her married life. Alice was a caring person who was there for those who were in need of help, including her mother. She helped care for her mother in her final days, which allowed Mother to remain in her own home until the end.

She was predeceased by her parents and a special friend, Katie Crandell. She will be sadly missed by her husband, Robert Collins; children Jamie Spaulding of Vassalboro, Casey Collins of Portland and Beck Collins of Orland; as well as her little friend, her dog Chico; her sister, Louise Allen, and her husband, Arnold, of Union; nieces Susan Martz and her husband, Edwin, of Union, Jessica Spaulding of South Thomaston; nephews David Allen of South Thomaston and Jason Spaulding and his wife, Lisa, of Rockport; two grandsons, Noah and Devin Collins, of Portland; and several great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.

Those who wish may make donations in Alice's memory to Sussman House, c/o Pen Bay Health Care Foundation, 22 White St., Rockland, ME 04841. Arrangements are with Direct Cremation of Maine, Belfast.

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