In memory of
Dr. Alfred P. Collins
Dr. Collins was born on April 5, 1927 and passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2019.
Dr. Collins was a resident of Groton, Connecticut at the time of passing.
He attended the University of Iowa as a benefit of the GI Bill, and continued in graduate school there, earning his Ph.D. as a pharmaceutical chemist.
After growing up in Viola, Iowa he served in the U.S. Army 82 nd Airborne Division at the end of World War II and as a reservist during the Korean War.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 13, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Byles-Groton Memorial Home, 310 Thames St., Groton, CT.
Family suggests donations in Al's memory to the American Cancer Society, 825 Brooks Street, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.
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