In Loving Memory
Donald William Collins

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Donald William Collins
11/12/1924 – 23/01/2021
Loved and loving husband of Joyce.
70 years of joy, good times, laughter and always love.
The best father one could have wished for.
So gentle, yet strong. So wise and kind. 
Thank you for everything you have done for me.
Loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. 
One of nature’s gentlemen.

A Funeral Service for
Donald William Collins
will be held at

 David W Bull Pakenham Funeral Home
190 Princes Highway Pakenham on
Tuesday 2nd February 2021
commencing at 10:30 a.m.
A private cremation will follow.

Due to government restrictions please
complete attendee list upon arrival.

Please click on the link below to
the Chapel Service for Donald
which is scheduled to commence at

10:30 a.m. on Tuesday 2nd February 2021.

Click here to view the live stream of Donald’s service

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to the family, please leave a message on the
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  1. We love to say he was the most lovingly and a genuine gentleman and we miss seeing his smiley face. Sending you all love oxox the Williams

    Pauleen $ Bryan Williams
  2. Deepest sympathy to Joyce, Ross, Sharyn, Rory, Maddison, Aylah, Jordan, Carly, Wayne, Karen, Jaclyn, John and families on the passing of Don. A truly beautiful gentleman. It was our privilege to have known him. Rest peacefully Don. Garry, Mandy and family. Xxx

    Garry and Mandy Norman
  3. Dear Jackie
    Thinking if you today and sending all my love and condolences to you and your family. May your memories and love for your dad sustain you.with all my love
    Lyn xx

    Lyn Chudkeigh
  4. May the road rise up to meet you
    May the wind be always at your back
    May the sun shine warm upon your face; the rains fall soft upon your fields until we meet again
    May God hold you in the palm of His hand

    Deepest sympathy Joyce, Jacki and family on the loss of Don – a true gentleman
    Thinking of you all ❤️

    Andrew & Julie Percival
  5. We are thinking of you all. I was so privileged to have met a wonderful man,even briefly.Our condolences to Joyce, Wayne and Karen .Deb and Geoff

    Deborah Wheeler
  6. To my dear sister and family
    Don was one of the best Brother in laws you could ever have and we the Ako’s had a lot of good times together and you never forget that.

    Lots of love to you all at this sad time!

    Merle, Mark, Grant, Lisa

    Merle Atkinson
  7. Sending our sympathy and love and hugs to the Collins Clan, a treasured man to so many, he will be in your hearts forever xox

    Sarah and Greg Treble
  8. Mr Collins it was a pleasure knowing you on this side of heaven, one day we will meet up again. Peace and blessings to Mrs Collins and family. Praying for you all xx

    Kay Bodsworth
  9. We were deeply saddened to hear of Don’s passing. He was such a lovely man and will be so missed. Please accept our sincere condolences with love and friendship from Lynda Bill and family

    Lynda and Bill McMaster
  10. We am thinking of you all today and sending our sincere condolences for all your family,
    Don was true Gentleman in every sense of the word, Rest in Peace Don
    from Gwynneth and Michelle

    Gwynneth Wakeham