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A Wetzel and Son Obituary for:
James Leo Collier
July 6, 1931 - January 6, 2021


Funeral Home - Wetzel and Son Funeral Home - 419 Huntingdon Pike, Rockledge, PA 19046 - 215-663-8550 - Map
Donation - Girard College - 2101 S. College Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19121 - 215-787-2600 - Map

James Leo "Jim" Collier of Warminster, Pennsylvania died Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at Ann’s Choice. He was 89 years old. Jim was born July 6, 1931 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, son of the late Leo Collier and the late Jane Collier (nee - Reynolds). He is the beloved brother of Edward Collier and his wife Eileen, Marie Burkus and her husband Dan, the late Margaret Meskill and her husband the late Joseph, the late Doris Praediger, the late Patricia Green and her husband the late Roy, and the late Virginia Ann Keppol and her husband the late Edward. Jim is also survived by his many nieces and nephews. He was a wonderful uncle and will be dearly missed by all.

Jim graduated from Girard College in 1949, Lasalle University in 1954, Temple University in 1955, and went on to study at Georgetown University. He was a professor at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland and a retiree after 26 years teaching at Kutztown University. Jim was veteran of the United States Navy, an avid gardener, and a lover of Mozart.

Services were private due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Girard College, 2101 S. College Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19121.

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