Stephen A. Collins, a 45-year resident of Eastchester, NY, passed away Christmas morning after a three-year battle with cancer. Steve was born October 26,1946 in New York City to the late Charles and Ethel Collins. He grew up in Riverdale, NY, and received a bachelor’s degree from Manhattan College and a master’s from New York University. Steve worked in finance until he retired to become a full-time caregiver for his wife of 42 years, Catherine Walsh Collins, who passed in 2013 of ALS.
Due to Covid precautions, the family will hold a celebration of life once it is safe to gather together. For those interested in making a memorial gift, please consider a donation to NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital’s Cancer Center.Donations may be made online at https://www.nyp.org/lawrence/giving. (Under “Please Direct My Support” choose Cancer Center and then click “Dedicate This Gift” to insert memorial information and contact information.)
For those wishing to donate via check, please make payable to NYP Lawrence Hospital (and enclose memorial info in memo line) and send to: NYP Lawrence Hospital Development Office, 55 Palmer Avenue, PH403, Bronxville, NY 10708, or call 347.931.2554 to donate via credit card over phone.