Janet T. Collins
Janet T. Collins
  • December 23, 1947 - November 28, 2017
  • Clearwater, Illinois

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Janet T. Collins, 69, of Chicago and Clearwater, Florida, formerly of Waukegan, passed away on November 28, 2017. Daughter of the late Georgia nee Christakis and James Kallianis. Sister of Tulie (Charles) Yessaian, John Collins and the late Peter Collins and Paul Collins. Beloved aunt of Elaina, J.D., Christina, Jay, Matthew, Chuckie, Georganna, Betsy, Felicia, Tammy, Jennifer and the late George. Loving cousin of Nick Nicketakis, Trudy Grisham and Voula Karambelas. Beloved Godmother of Katy, Morgan and the late Tommy. Also survived by many great-nieces and nephews. Janet was an employee of the Lake County Sheriff's Office and retired from the Metra Police Force after more than 30 years of service as a Senior Investigator. She was also a well respected member of the Delta Star Board of Directors. Janet was a lifelong member of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, formerly of Waukegan and now in Libertyville, IL. She enjoyed spending time with her family and many close friends. Janet was a lifelong Cubs fan and restaurant connoisseur. We will miss her quick wit, thoughtful ways and heart of gold. She was loved by all. The family would like to thank Dr. Claudia Tellez and the staff at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Visitation Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Marsh Funeral Home, 305 N. Cemetery Road, Gurnee, Illinois, 60031. Trisagion will be at 7:00 pm Sunday. Funeral Service Monday, December 4, 2017, 12:30 pm at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 1400 O'Plaine Road, Libertyville, IL 60048. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Lurie Children's Hospital, or the Autism Society of America. Entombment North Shore Garden of Memories Cemetery, North Chicago, IL. 847-336-0127