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Hilary
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posted 02-28-2006 10:40 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Hilary   Click Here to Email Hilary     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Not sure if anyone had heard this. It is so sad. I believe her mother died not too long ago as well. The link to the article regarding the accident is:
http://www.star-gazette.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060228/NEWS01/60228001

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posted 02-28-2006 11:25 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for KSCartist   Click Here to Email KSCartist     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
This is so sad. I hope the outpouring of sympathy for the entire Collins family in some way eases their pain.
God Bless Mr. Collins

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posted 02-28-2006 02:05 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for zee_aladdin   Click Here to Email zee_aladdin     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Very Sad Indeed. Nobody deserves to die like this. We all need to be careful when we drive and when we cross the Road.
- Zee

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posted 02-28-2006 03:41 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for ejectr   Click Here to Email ejectr     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
God rest your soul, Mr. Collins and thank you for giving us such a fine daughter.

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posted 03-01-2006 06:41 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for John K. Rochester   Click Here to Email John K. Rochester     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I knew James well and one of the many things I can say about him is that he used to absolutely beam when discussing Eileen's accomplishments. He was an extremely private man. Not one of those who saught the limelight when his daughter was flying..

I just spoke to Eileen and him on Sunday at the "Wings of Eagles" presentation. It was so nice to watch him in the background as the town honored Eileen with such a tremendous turnout..Pride was very apparent in his face.
Eileen was already en-route back to Houston, and was advised of his accident upon arrival..of course she turned around and returned to Elmira ASAP.

Godspeed to you Jim.....

(Her Mom, Rose Marie did pass in November from natural causes..)

[This message has been edited by John K. Rochester (edited March 01, 2006).]

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posted 03-01-2006 08:32 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for randy   Click Here to Email randy     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
This is very sad indeed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Collins family.

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posted 03-01-2006 12:45 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Scott   Click Here to Email Scott     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Very sad news. Losing both parents in half a year.

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posted 03-01-2006 10:00 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for astro-nut   Click Here to Email astro-nut     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
May God Bless Eileen Collins and her family and give them peace. The Collins family is in my prayers.

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posted 03-02-2006 01:56 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for RISPACE     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
So sorry to hear this news. God Bless the Collins family.

John K. Rochester
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posted 03-02-2006 02:27 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for John K. Rochester   Click Here to Email John K. Rochester     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
On the off-chance someone wanted to send a floral display..
Friday is the viewing at Mc Inerny Funeral Home 502 W.Water Street, Elmira
Mass Saturday at St.Patrick's Church, Elmira

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