Beloved son of the late Joyce (1991) and Edward (1998) Collins of Barrie, Ontario
Cherished Brother to Sharon Calford (Bill) of Waterloo, Shelagh Denney (Jim 2016) of Beaverton, and Sandra Corsaut (Charles) (Glen 2020) of Beaverton.
Fondly remembered by his nephews: Charles, Shawn, Wade, Alan, Keenan and his Nieces: Karen (2006), Jodi, Candice and Kearie.
Great fun had with his many friends and staff at Portage view Public School Barrie, Barrie North Collegiate, Barrie and Ontario Special Olympics, Empower Simcoe Barrie and Orillia, and Carressant Care McLaughlin Long term Care Lindsay.
Special thanks to Mike's lovely respite companions, Janice and Julie for their company, caring, entertainment and watchful eye. Also, to the staff at Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay, especially the lovely staff in palliative care for their care and compassion.
Cremation will be followed by private family services and Mike will be remembered at all the places he loved.
Donations in Michael's memory greatly appreciated to your local animal care shelter or your local Special Olympics.