Catherine Collins

Obituary of Catherine Collins

At the age of 82, at Hillsdale Terraces in Oshawa, on May 18, 2018. Cathie Collins (nee Thomson) has had her adventurous life come to a peaceful end. Cathie was a caring, free spirited, independent, adventurous lady. She made instant friends with any and all who came in contact with her during all her worldly travels. Her life started out rough but she always had a positive attitude, making lemonade from lemons and lived her life to the fullest. She loved motorcycles and bicycles, boats and travel trailers, dogs and dolphins.


She was a loving mother and grandmother. She will be greatly missed by her children Stuart Collins, Den Collins and Carrie Leatherdale, son-in-law Daryl Leatherdale and daughter-in-law Judy Collins. She will be missed by her loving grandchildren Laura, Danielle and Leanne Collins, Sierra and Madison Leatherdale along with the rest of the Collins family and friends alike. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of Durham Region.  Memories, photos and condolences may be shared at