VERONICA T. COLLINS GARLAND – Veronica T. Collins, 80, died May 26, 2006, at the Maine Veterans’ Home in Bangor. She was born Jan. 13, 1926, in Nutley, N.J., daughter of Walter and Rose (Mahoney) Mitchell. She was a communicant of St. Anne’s Catholic Church, Dexter. She is survived by three sons and their wives, B. Kevin and Betty Collins of Boise, Idaho, Timothy and Sylvia Collins of El Paso, Texas and Erin and Jane Collins of Kingman, Ariz.; a daughter and her husband, L. Kathleen and John Sears of Garland; 11 grandchildren; five great-grand-children; a sister, Sister Mary Rose Mitchell of New Jersey. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Monday, May 29, at the Crosby & Neal Funeral Home, 61 Main St., Dexter. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Dexter with the Rev. Fr. James Robichaud officiating. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery in Garland. For more information or to sign the online guest book, go to