obituary of Janice Adele Collins |

obituary of Janice Adele Collins

Janice Adele Collins, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and great aunt, died at her home in Grass Valley on Thursday, March 26, 2015. She was 67 years old.

A memorial service will take place at 1 p.m. on Monday, April 6, 2015 at Chapel of the Hills, 1331 Lincoln Way, Auburn, California. Please sign the guestbook at:

Janice was born Oct. 2, 1947 in South San Francisco, California, but spent most of her adult life in San Jose. She was a marketing associate for Hewlett Packard for over 30 years until she retired.

After retiring, she drove a special needs school bus for Durham School Services until her diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.

Janice is survived by her daughter Tracy Turrubiate, grandson Tyler Turrubiate, brothers Thomas (Donna) Andrews, William (Cindy) Andrews, five nieces and one nephew; all of which she adored.

She was preceded in death by parents Thomas and Mary Jane Andrews, brother Michael Andrews, husband Ron Collins and longtime partner Robert Boyd.

Janice was loved by all who knew her and will be greatly missed.

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