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Richie Collins, 16 Shannon Drive, Avondale, Waterford

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Richie Collins, 16 Shannon Drive, Avondale, Waterford

Wednesday 22nd June 2022
Late of Cathal Brugha Street.
Former Local Musician.
Predeceased by his mother Stella and father Stephen.

Sadly missed by his loving wife of 50 years Brenda, his daughter Gwen, son, Roy,
daughter-in-law Michelle, grandchildren Jill, Cormac, Kate, Darren, Grace and Eoin,
great-grandchildren Sophia and Ella, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law,
nephews, nieces, cousins, extended family, neighbours and friends.

May Richie Rest In Peace

Reposing at his residence on Friday (24th June) from 5 pm to 8 pm.

Removal from his residence on Saturday at 9:30 am to the Sacred Heart Church, The Folly,

for Mass on arrival at 10 am followed by cremation in the Island Crematorium at 2 pm.

Richieโ€™s cremation service will be live-streamed from 2pm by following the link here

No flowers by request, donations if desired to a charity of your choice.

Book of Condolence: A message of sympathy can be left in the condolence section below.
Richieโ€™s family appreciates your sympathy, support and understanding at this difficult time.
Mass cards can be posted to Robert Thompson Funeral Directors, Barrack Street, Waterford.


John Thompson (Undertaker)
19 Barrack Street, Waterford
051 87 41 59



Condolences (16)

Andy Myler

Words escape me at this time. Condolences to all his family and friends,. May he Rest In Peace.

Paschal Browne and Christine Browne

Sincere condolences to Brenda Ghyn and Roy and all extended families.

Noreen Flynn.

To the Collins family sincere condolences to you all.

Vinny (vincent) tobin.

Deeply saddened and shocked to hear of the passing of Richie yesterday. Sincere condolences to his wife Brenda ,daughter Gwen,son Roy and all members of both families. Rest in Peace Richie ,you were a gentleman...I remember the first day you started work in ACEC as a young man and then moved on to pursue your musical will be sadly missed

Barbara and Tony Whelan Ballytruckle

We are so sorry to hear the sad news of the passing of Richie condolences to u Brenda gwen and roy and all the family family may Richie rip x

Nick Fardy

RIP Richie.

paul costine

my condolences to richies family, he was in same class as i during school yrs @ i met him a couple of times after, a good musician @ a unique person, im so sad to hear of his passing. god bless.

Robert Grace

My condolances to all the family

Danny Brown

Sorry to hear the news we had a few Good years playing to gether you and I and Michael Rowe rest in peace Richie

Tom Evelyn Collins

Deepest sympathy to Brenda and Family Rip

Marian and Tom Murphy

So sorry for your loss Brenda and family thinking of you all at this sad time

Tony Colclough

A gentle man Rip Ritchie

Sean Maria Swift

Rip Richie

Ann and Michael Vereker

Sincere sympathy Brenda to you and your family on the death of Richie. He was a lovely person and good musician.

Barbara Lonergan

Sincere condolences to you Brenda, Roy, Gwen and all the family, may Richie rest in peace, Barbara and Jim Lonergan

Margaret Power O'Neill

A lovely person . R I P