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John Robert Collins, Jr.

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John was born on February 1, 1938 and passed away on Friday, June 16, 2017.

John was a resident of New York.

He attended elementary school in a one-room schoolhouse in Blue Mountain Lake. He graduated from Indian Lake Central School in 1955 John graduated from Manhattan College with a B.A. in history in 1964.

He served in the Army until 1959.

Calling hours will be held on Friday June 23 2017 from 4 to 7 PM at the Miller Funeral Home in Indian Lake. A celebration of John's life will be held at the Adirondack Museum Auditorium in Blue Mountain Lake on Saturday June 24 2017 at 11:30 AM and a reception will follow from 1 to 4 PM at the Adirondack Hotel in Long Lake.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Protect The Adirondacks the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts or High Peaks Hospice.