Jane A. Collins, 86, of Huntington, passed away on Dec. 18, 2022 at Parkview Huntington Hospital. Jane was a 1954 graduate of Huntington High. She also received her degree in nursing from St. Elizabeth College in Lafayette. She had worked as a nurse at Huntington County/Huntington Memorial Hospital for over 40 years, with most of her time spent as an ICU nurse. Jane was involved in the Women’s Club of Huntington, and the Lime City Cruisers. She was an avid collector and loved the Indiana Pacers. She enjoyed talking on the phone with her family, friends, and sometimes the occasional wrong number. On their birthdays, Jane always treated her children to their favorite meal and cake.
Jane was born on Sept. 20, 1936 in Huntington, the daughter of the late Farel and Erma (Tribolet) Flora.
She was united in marriage to Robert Collins in Feb. of 1958 in Huntington. Her husband survives.
Additional Survivors include two sons: Jim Collins of Huntington, and Joe Collins of Huntington; three daughters: Julie (John) Hamilton of Huntington, Jenny (David) White of Andrews, and Janelle Smith of Huntington; four grandchildren: Stone (Jordin) Smith of Huntington, Eli (Rebecca) Smith of Keystone, Heather (Katie Kollath) Hamilton of Arvado, Colorado, and Tiffany Hamilton of Arvado, Colorado; and three great grandchildren: Theo Smith of Huntington, Jude Dillon of Huntington, and Alex Dillon of Huntington.
She was preceded in death by three brothers: Kenny Flora, Bob Flora, and Bill Flora; and three sisters: Gwen Dixon, June Maurer, and Jean Leakey.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, Indiana.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorial donations can be made out to ALS Association in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN 46750.