Collins L. "Fuzz" Stump, 84, of 114 W. Mahoning St., Danville, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, at his residence.
He was born April 8, 1932, in Danville, a son of the late Arthur and Clara Belle (Tipler) Stump.
Collins graduated from Danville Area High School in 1950. He received a bachelor's degree in psychology from Bloomsburg State Teacher's College. Collins also received a master's degree. He served his country in the Army as a captain during the Korean War and a Moving Artillery Commander. He also served in the National Guard Reserves.
He was employed with the United States Postal Service in Danville from where he retired.
Above all, Collins was well respected and committed to his community through his involvement as a long-term Danville 1st Ward Borough Councilman. He also served faithfully in the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Danville Moose, Danville Mahoning Lodge 224 F&AM where he received his 50-year member pin, and all Danville and Riverside fire departments.
Collins enjoyed bowling, especially with his family whom he adored.
Collins was one of six brothers and survived by two brothers and sisters-in-law, Harry and Dorothy Stump, and Clair and Nancy Stump, all of Danville; numerous nieces and nephews; one stepdaughter, Corinne Peterman; as well as his former wife, Renee Weaver.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Lee, Francis, and Marvin.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Washingtonville Lutheran Church, 10 Strawberry Ridge Road, Washingtonville, with the Rev. Melody Sell officiating. Friends will be received from 11:30 a.m. to 1:20 p.m. at which time a Masonic service will be held.
Burial will follow in Washingtonville Lutheran Cemetery with military rites accorded by American Legion Post 40 Honor Guard.
The family will provide flowers. Memorial contributions in Collins' memory may be made to Danville Police Officer's Association, 235 Mill St., Danville, PA 17821; Danville Masonic Lodge, 7 Jerseytown Road, Danville, PA 17821; VFW, 339 Mill St., Danville, PA 17821; or American Legion Post 40, P.O. Box 222, Danville, PA 17821.
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home Inc., 10 W. Mahoning St., Danville.
Published on November 17, 2016