Collins, Albert F.

April 13, 2008

ALBERT FRANK COLLINS, of Lutherville,MD. A gallant WW II veteran of the Royal Air Force and former head coach of the Baltimore Comets, passed away on April 10, 2008. He was 85. His most revered role was as an ardent husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by Aleida Collins, his wife of 54 years and their two daughters, Gladys Burke and Michelle Hamlett. His daughter Leidi passed away in 1998. His daughter Gladys gave him five grandchildren and youngest daughter Michelle and her husband Todd gave him three through all of whom his hopes are still very much alive. His grandchildren by name are Michael Burke, Timmy Burke, Katie Burke, Sean Burke, Erin Burke, Todd Hamlett, Katelyn Hamlett and Brandon Hamlett. A memorial gathering in his honor will be held Sunday, April 20, from 1 to 4 P.M. at the Collins residence at 300 Felton Road, Lutherville, 21093. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Baltimore, 555 W. Towsontown Blvd. Towson, 21204.

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