Andrew John Collins, of Stamford, passed away Tuesday July 5. He was 72. Andrew was born in Brooklyn, NY on October 30, 1943, to Horace and Mary Collins.
He worked as a driver for UPS for many years, and was also a dedicated volunteer fireman at Noroton Fire Department in Darien. Additionally, Andrew coached DJFL [Darien Junior Football League] football and Little League.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Ma. Avelina (Velasco); his loving children, Daria, Melissa, Shawn and daughter-in-law Nicole; dear stepchildren Aira and Arman; cherished grandchildren Meghan, Zephyr, Noah, Madison, Miley, and Steven; and was loved and respected by all who knew him.
A memorial Mass will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, July 10 at St. Mary’s lower church, in Greenwich.
— an obituary from Coxe & Graziano Funeral Home