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Alberta G. Collins, retired social worker <br> Jan. 4, 1911 -- Dec. 9, 2006

Alberta G. Collins, a retired social worker, died Saturday in her Hamburg home. She was 95.

Born Alberta Goodale in Hamburg, she was a 1928 graduate of Hamburg High School and earned a degree in sociology from Hiram College in Hiram, Ohio, in 1932.

She was a social worker with the Erie County Department of Social Services from the early 1930s until 1973, when she retired.

Her husband of 49 years, Thomas C. Sr., also a social worker with the Erie County Social Services Department, died in 1988.

Surviving are a daughter, Mary Jane Mansell, and two sons, Thomas C. Jr. and John A.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Donald M. Demmerly Funeral Home, 21 Pierce Ave., Hamburg.


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