John V. Collins, 81, of Trumbull, worked in administration for Pittston Company, Greenwich, husband of Helen Russ Collins, died June 16, in St. Vincent's Medical Center.

Born in New York City, N.Y. to the late John and Nora Collins.

Besides his wife, survivors include four children, John C. Collins (Karen) of Trumbull, Nora Ann Price of Norwalk, Michael F. Collins (Linda) of Naugatuck and Patrick B.  Collins (Marianne) of Stamford, a brother, Thomas F. Collins (Katherine) of New Jersey, seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Also predeceased by sister, Eileen Brennan and his nephew, Thomas Rogan.

Memorial contributions: Trumbull E.M.S or St. Theresa Church (Adoration  Chapel).

Cyril F. Mullins Funeral Home, Trumbull.