2017-06-15 / Obituaries

Ruth (Vickery) Collins

Ruth (Vickery) Collins, 96, of Battery Lane, Jamestown, passed away at home Feb. 14, 2017.

She was the wife of the late Thomas E. Collins Jr.

Born Oct. 11, 1920, in Quincy, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Lawrence G. and Florence (Morin) Vickery.

Mrs. Collins earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the Peter Bent Brigham Nursing School in Boston in 1943 and thereafter became a nurse in the U.S. Army serving during World War II. She later worked as a flight attendant.

She is survived by her sister, Irene Bergeson, of Jamestown, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services are private.

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