Grace R Cambra Collins

Posted On May 18th, 2011 -


Age 81 of Waiahole, Oahu formerly of Ocean View and Keopu, Hawaii journeyed home to the Lord at sunrise on February 15, 2011

The youngest daughter of Joseph W Cambra and MaryAnn Fernandez, she was born in Honolulu on December 12, 1929

Sincere, kind and loving “Gracie” often gathered with family and friends to share the fruits of her labor and partake in the benevolence of his grace

Gifted with the resources of many talents and the ability to create with a needle and thread, throughout her life she quilted and shared Hawaiian quilts and American blankets, many of which continue to warm the hearts and souls of her family and friends

As the thread in its continuity holds the quilt together, the gift of Grace keeps always as one

She is survived by her husband Louis K Collins Jr., sons: Taylor, Gerold (Pam), Michael, Stacey (pre deceased), Ernest (Brenda),& Louis III, daughters: Joanna Kaalele, Fanny (George) Alcosiba, Kathy Lou (Dan) Manuel & Titi (Bill) Ricafort. 22 Grandchildren, 29 Great Grandchildren, 4 Great Great Grandchildren,, sister Eleanor Thompson, many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Private services were held by family Condolences may be mailed to:
Ernest Collins
PO Box 62
Kaneohe, HI 96744

Donations may be mailed to:
St Francis Health Foundation of Hawaii
2228 Liliha St Ste 205
Honolulu, HI 96817
Memo on check: In Memory of Grace Collins

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