Stanley Martin Collins, 67, of Portsmouth, passed away Monday, May 9, 2022, at SOMC Hospice in Portsmouth. Stanley was born September 14, 1955, in Portsmouth to the late Norman and Evelyn (Webb) Collins. He loved to fish and hunt and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
Stanley is survived by his wife, Brenda (McGinnis) Collins of Portsmouth; a son, George Collins and Courtney Schabb of Portsmouth; a daughter, Stacy Collins of Ashland, OH; six brothers, Mike Collins and wife Pam of Portsmouth, Carl Collins and wife Tina of South Webster, Fred Collins of New Boston, Terry Collins of Dayton, and Timothy Collins and wife Denise in Portsmouth; a sister, Sherrie Collins of Sciotoville and four grandchildren. Stanley was also preceded in death by two brothers, Dave Collins and Donald Collins.
Funeral services will be held Friday, May 13, 2022, at D.W. SWICK FUNERAL HOME in New Boston. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Franklin Furnace. Friends may call Thursday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and one hour prior to the services on Friday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at www.DWSwickFuneralHome.com.
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