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John Collius, III

February 13, 1947 — February 3, 2023

John Collius, III

John Collius, III passed away on February 3, 2023 at the age 76. Son of the late John Collius, Jr. and Helen Collius (Nee Mitchell), father of the late Michael Vincent,

John was the beloved husband of 49 years to CheongHee (Lee). Big brother to Sherry Collius. Dearest father to John IV (Lauren), and “daughter” Ann-Margaret Hewitt. Grandfather to Emma Rose, Joshua Michael and Elijah Thomas. Uncle of Christine and Kathy and great Uncle to Amanda, Michael, Bailey, Abigail and Hannah. John will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved him.

John was an avid music lover, former Army Military Police and a retired worker of Local 14 Asbestos Workers Union.

Please join the Collius family after 6:00pm on Wednesday February 8, 2023 at Delaware Valley Cremation Center 7350 State Road Philadelphia, PA 19136 for a gathering of remembrance in honoring and celebrating John's life. Brief family sharing for John will begin at 7:00pm with time for refreshments and fellowship immediately afterwards, until 9:00pm where John’s family will be accessible to receive the loving comfort of your condolences, remembrances and support.

Casual attire please. No suits. Sweatpants optional.

In lieu of flowers donations made to a local music school of your choice in John’s name would be greatly appreciated.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of John Collius, III, please visit our flower store.

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Celebration of Life

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

6:00 - 9:00 pm (Eastern time)

Delaware Valley Cremation Center

7350 State Road, Philadelphia, PA 19136

Family sharing at 7:00pm

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