June 27th, 2015 1:46 am

First Posted: 2/3/2013

William Uncle Billy Collins, formerly of New Hyde Park, N.Y. passed away Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2103, in Wilkes-Barre. Born on Nov. 16, 1934, he was a son of the late Frank and Mildred (Brasel) Collins. He was a businessman and proud owner of CNC Finishing, North Babylon, N.Y.

He is preceded in death by his brothers, Robert Collins and Frank Collins; and sisters, Estelle Collins and Nan Collins.

William is survived by the love of his life, Bette Truscott; brother, Kenneth Collins; nephews, Michael, Billy, Frank, Robert, Bobby, Frank, Kenny, John; nieces, Patricia, Cathy, Donna; great-nieces and great-nephews, Crystal, Bobby, Michael, Anna, Matthew, Kenny, Frankie, Amanda, Kelly, Joey, John, Melissa, Jessica, Beth, Brittney, Cassidy, Tiffany and Robert.

Funeral services are being handled by Graziano Funeral Home Inc., Pittston Township. Funeral services were held at the convenience of the family.

To express your condolences to William's family, please visit www.grazianofuneralhome.com.