June 18, 2008
Carl J. Collins, 48; of 422 Elliot St. Syracuse, NY died Wednesday at University Hospital, Syracuse after a short illness. He was born in Ogdensburg, NY and he has been resident of Syracuse for most of his life. Carl was a self-employed Licensed Courier with Velocity, Syracuse for over 30 years. He enjoyed working and spending time at his camp located in Cortland, NY. He was pre-deceased by his father Laverne J. Collins and his brother James Joel Collins. He is survived by his mother Lucille Collins of Fulton, his brothers Leonard Collins of Granby, Steve Collins of Fulton, and Mark Collins of Oswego, his sisters Denise Collins and Michele Grant both of Fulton, his best friend and business partner Kevin Mills of Syracuse, and several nieces and nephews. Graveside Services will be conducted at 10am on Monday at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton with Rev. Moritz Fuchs officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be held 1:00 to 3:00 pm Sunday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton, NY.