HELEN B. COLLIER OAKFIELD – Helen B. Collier, 80, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away March 6, 2008, at a local hospital after a courageous battle with lung cancer. She was born Aug. 5, 1927, in Millinocket, daughter of Jerome and Elizabeth (Ayotte) Bishop. She attended St. Agnes Catholic Church, Island Falls. Helen enjoyed reading, crocheting, watching Lawrence Welk, cooking and the Boston Red Sox. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She is survived by and will be sadly missed by her children, Jerome O. Collier and his wife, Bonnie, of Oakfield, David E. Collier and his wife, Deborah, of Dyer Brook, Mar-vin B. Collier and his wife, Cindy, of Oakfield and Julie A. Sabatis and her husband, Douglas, of Houlton; grandchildren, Lucas D. McMannus of Mattawamkeag, Toby J. Collier and special friend, Jessica Crane, of North Creek, N.Y., Todd M. Collier and his wife, Janelle, of Oakfield, Mary Collier and her fianc?, Michael Clark, of Eddington, David E. Collier II of Dyer Brook, Erica Gates and her husband, Ryan, of Waldoboro, Chelsea Collier of Oakfield, Danielle, Molly, Shelby and Joseph Sabatis of Houlton; special great-grand-child, Ethan J. Collier of Oakfield; brother, Jerome Bishop and wife, Joan, of Zephyrhills, Fla.; sister, Anna Dishon of East Millinocket; several nieces and nephews. She will be remembered by special friends, Philip Brannen, Bette Shields, Florence Grant and Lynda Williams. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 33 years, Olin G. Collier Jr.; daughter, Deborah L. McMannus; her parents, Jerome and Elizabeth; sisters, Ellen Bishop, Hazel Bishop and Catherine Mc-Gowan; and brother, Maurice Bishop. Family and friends may call 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday, March 9, at Bowers Funeral Home, Sherman Street, Island Falls. A Mass of Christian burial will be held 10 a.m. Monday, March 10, at St. Agnes Catholic Church, Island Falls. Internment will be in the spring at Oakfield Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice, care of Bowers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 579, Houlton, ME 04730.