It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that the family of Matthew James Collins, of Edmonton, Alberta announces his passing on Friday, August 27, 2021 at the age of 34 years.
Matthew is lovingly remembered by spouse of 13 years: Erin Young; eight children: Pehesisis Young, Dakoda Collins, Aaliyah Collins, Kayden Collins, Jazzlynn Young, Poe Young, Holiday Young, Distance Patenaude-Gambler; father: James Collins; mother: Valerie Houle; seven siblings: Alexander Jordet, Shayla Jordet, Jeremy Collins, Casey Collins, Justin Collins, Randie Collins, Jamie Cardinal; grandfather: Phillip Collins; as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Matthew is going into the arms of his two kokums: Dora Houle, Ursula Collins; mooshum: Francis Whitford; two brothers: Joshua Collins, Gordy Lewis; father-in-law: Clifford Cardinal; uncle: Melvin Houle; two aunties: Rose La Bine, Eleanor Houle.
Going Home, Saturday, September 4, 2021 at 5:00 p.m., Kikino Hall, Kikino Metis Settlement, Alberta. Leaving Memento Funeral Chapel, St. Paul at 4:00 p.m.
Funeral Service, Monday, September 6, 2021 at 1:00 p.m., Kikino Hall, Kikino Metis Settlement, Alberta with Elders officiating. Pallbearers: Shane La Bine, Glenn (Occo) Ironchild, Will Keewatin, Jeremy Collins, Casey Collins, Randie Collins, Sheldon Young, Mitch Cardinal. Final resting place, Hilltop Cemetery, Goodfish Lake First Nation, Alberta.
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