Carol M. Collins October 16, 1947 - May 10, 2024

Carol M. Collins (Connolly) passed away May 10, 2024. Carol was a longtime member of St. Thomas More Church, Allentown, and more recently St. Ann’s Church, Emmaus. She was the daughter of John J. Connolly and Cecelia J. Connolly (Matthews). She graduated from Marian High School, Framingham, MA, attended Mitchell College, CT, received her Bachelor’s Degree from Kutztown State College, and earned her Master’s Degree from Wilkes University. She taught for many years at Emmaus High School, where she served as the Math Department Chair until her retirement in 2010. She enjoyed golf, bridge, and mahjong with friends, but her favorite times were spent with family at the beach. Carol was predeceased by her beloved husband, Chuck Collins.

Survivors: Son, Craig M. Collins (Stefani), Daughter, Christen L. Martino (Eric), former daughter-in-law, Lori Collins, Grandchildren: Alexei and Andrew Collins, Caeli, Keira, and Megan Martino, Sister, Barbara Norman (Bill), nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for both Chuck and Carol, at St. Ann’s R.C.C., 415 6th St. Emmaus, PA, 18049, at 10:00 AM on Saturday, May 25, 2024. A calling hour will be held at Stephens Funeral Home, 274 N. Krocks Rd. Allentown, PA 18106, on May. 25th, from 8:00-9:45.


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