Patricia A. Collins of Columbus, Ohio passed away peacefully at the age of 82 on December 4, 2023. She was born in Cincinnati on June 28, 1941 to the late James and Marcella (Haverkos) Collins.
She was the loving mother of Collins (Amy) Huitger and Carrie (Matthew) Noelker; beloved grandmother of Amelia Huitger and Vincent Huitger; sister of Janet (Ken) Luhan and Mary Lee (David) Wetzel; and aunt of Chad (Kathy) Luhan, Jenny (Andrew) Major, Brian Siler, and Michael Wetzel. She was preceded in death by her brother, James Collins. Pat leaves behind many beloved cousins and countless dear friends including Maggie Smith, Leora Ludwig, and Heather Balser.
Pat was a fiercely independent woman with a strong personality and a caring heart. Early in life she worked as a nuclear medicine technologist. Later she began her long career in real estate, starting her own company, Renaissance Realty. She was a strong advocate for Victorian Village. She was a world traveler and visited countless countries. She also cherished traveling to attend extended family gatherings. She adored her two grandchildren who were the light of her life. She loved playing a competitive game of cards or bingo with her friends and grandchildren. Pat was loved and will be missed.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2024 at 1:00 pm at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 386 Buttles Avenue, Columbus, Ohio. A Celebration of Pat’s Life will be held following the mass.