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Ripalta Collins

August 18, 1945 — January 23, 2022

Ripalta (Paula) R. Collins nee Rubino

Loving wife of Jack Collins, Jr.
Beloved daughter of Vince and Gilda Rubino.
Devoted mother to Diane, Keith, Trey, Vince, and Patty.
Cherished grandmother to Amy, Tyler, Hannah, Tori, Bre, Alex, Connor, Josh, and Aiden.
Dear sister of Vince (Toni) Rubino, Rosemary (the late Dennis) Guth, and Joe (Maren) Rubino.

Paula was committed to her family, and all friends were thought of as family.
She loved cooking, crafts, art, music, writing, reading, shopping, and collectibles!
Paula was committed to social justice throughout her life.
She was a true patriot, grateful for everything in her life, and the cornerstone of her family.

Visitation January 27, 2022, from 4:00PM to 8:00PM. Prayers at approximately 6:00PM.

Lying in state at Holy Family Catholic Church Friday January 28, 2022, from 9:30am to 10:15am, with a Funeral Mass at 10:30am.
Interment to follow at Saint Michael the archangel Catholic Cemetery.

Paula's funeral will be Live Streamed.
To access the Live Stream on Friday morning please visit Holy Family's website at: www.holyfamilyparish.org.
Scroll down and click on the red rectangle "Funerals & Weddings Stream".

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

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, January 27, 2022

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Sax-Tiedemann Funeral Home & Crematorium

9568 Belmont Ave, Franklin Park, IL 60131

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Lying in State

Friday, January 28, 2022

Starts at 9:30 am (Central time)

Holy Family Catholic Church

2515 Palatine Rd, Inverness, IL 60067

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Funeral Mass

Friday, January 28, 2022

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery

6001 W 111th St, Alsip, IL 60803

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Interment

1185 W. Algonquin Rd.

, Palatine, IL 60067

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