Sunrise: October 14, 1943
Sunset: February 21, 2021
The Collins, Troyah, Wilson, LAMCO, and Mt. Nimba Baptist Church Family sadly announces the passing of our dear mother, wife, grandmother and friend, Mary Troyah Collins. Mary entered a peaceful rest on Sunday, February 21, 2021, in Derby, CT, surrounded by her family.
Survivors include her husband; Joseph Zigban Collins, Sr.; beloved children: Juanita (Teta) & her husband Emmanuel Cooper, Wallace Vah & his wife Cynthia Collins, Joseph Zigban Collins, Jr. & his wife Mariah Natee-Collins, Blendeh Prudence Collins-Smith & her husband Leon Smith, Humble Piatu Collins, Alfred & his wife Yvonne Collins, Christian Collins, Unity Collins-Wiles & her husband John Wiles, Zaryue (Mardia) Collins-McCabe and her husband Kollie McCabe, and Catherine Collins-Breiwick and her husband Aaron Breiwick; siblings: Annie M. Dixon, Wheatonia Dixon-Barnes, Mrs. Poubee Baryougar-Logan, Uncle Friday, and her sister-in-law, Sarah Vaye-Karbah. As well as 38 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Mary T. Collins was predeceased by her parents, Benjamin Troyah, Blendeh Troyah, and Claudia Wilson; her silbings: Richmond Wilson, Samuel Wilson, McDonald Wilson, Charles-Tus Wilson, Nancy Troyah, Margaret Troyah, Sonniway Troyah, Bento Troyah, Charlie Troyah, James Troyah, Kaydo Troyah, Secou Troyah, Conte Troyah, John Troyah, Benjamin Troyah, Jr., Ciatta- Annie Tolbert, and Uncle Alfred G. Troyah. Her grandson: Joseph Zig Collins III.
Mary will be fondly remembered for as a dignified woman full of grace.
Funeral Service – Saturday, March 20, 2021
Silliman Memorial Baptist Church
1728 Fairfield Avenue
Bridgeport, CT, 06605
Visitation: 9:00 A.M.
Service: 10:00 A.M.
Pine Grove Cemetery
15 Church Street
Ansonia, CT, 06401
Please be advised that seating capacity is limited due to COVID-19 regulations. Mandatory social distancing and mask-wearing are required to ensure the safety of all.
The funeral service will be live- streamed via Facebook:
Please follow Janjhay Wiles on Facebook to watch at the start of service, 10:00 A.M.
Please direct questions to the contacts below:
Blendeh Collins-Smith: (203)-751-1451
Mardia Collins-McCabe: (203)-209-9382