Obituary of Rosamond "Rose" Collins
Rosamond "Rose" Collins, 95, of Stamford passed away Sunday August 20, 2023, at her home.
Born in Oneonta, NY on December 27, 1927, the daughter of Elizabeth (Newport) and Dewey Clark Sr.
Rose married the love of her life Clinton C. “Splint” Collins on August 10, 1948. The couple were blessed with 2 boys, Clinton (Terry) and Scott. In which all 3 have predeceased her.
Following graduation from Oneonta High School, Rose started working for the New York Telephone Company, where she retired from. Following her retirement Rose and Splint loved to travel to California to see family and down south to get out of the cold winters of Stamford. She also cross stitch projects and crocheting the many blankets that she lovingly made for her family.
Rose was also a member of the Eastern Star where she was past Matron.
She is survived by her daughter-in-law: Kandy Maclaury Collins; granddaughter: Becky (Paul) Garrison; grandsons: Garrett (Matthew) Collins and Patrick Collins; great granddaughter: Honnah (Tanner Cole) Garrison; Nephews: Peter (Mary) Clark and Bruce (Judy) Clark; as well as a great niece: Molly Clark; great nephew: Seth Clark; and a dear cousin: Linda Rae Nichols.
There wasn’t a day that went by that she didn’t speak to her dear friend Eve Bligh Gilmore to hash out the Stamford problems.
At Rose’s request there will be no calling hours or services. The burial will take place at the convenience of the family.
Please visit www.macarthurfh.com to share a condolence with the Rose’s family.