July 10, 1953 - June 10, 2022
COLLINS, Paul of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed away on Friday, June 10th at Brigham and Women’s Hospital following a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband of Andrea (Frongillo) for 44 years. Loving father of Kelly Imbriano and her husband Alex of Peabody, Paul Jr. and his partner Jen of Gloucester, and Brian Collins of Revere. Devoted grandfather of Aliana, Natalia and Francesa Imbriano of Peabody. Son-in-law of Andrew Frongillo and the late Anna Frongillo of Revere. Dear brother of late Richard and the late William and his surviving wife Lucille, uncle of Tracy Isabarrone and her husband Danny, Sean Collins and his wife Stacy, and Drew Frongillo. Brother in-law of Andrew Frongillo and his wife sandy. Son of the late William and Priscilla (Wisneski). Paul will be remembered for many things by those who knew him best – an avid sports fan, especially for the Boston Bruins, a keeper of all family and neighborhood stories and always having a strong love for his children and now granddaughters – often cheering them on from the sidelines of games, coaching youth soccer and attending dance recitals. As founder of the Revere Soccer League he was dedicated to coaching many soccer teams over the years. He enjoyed attending Bruins games and numerous unforgettable family Disney trips. He was a graduate of East Boston High School and he worked for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for many years until his recent retirement. A Funeral service will be held at the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home 128 Revere St, Revere on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at 11:00am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. A Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at the Funeral Home. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. In lieu of flowers, you are invited to make a gift in memory of Paul Collins to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Dr. Glenn Hanna. Checks can be made payable to Dana-Farber. Please include in the memo “in memory of Paul Collins – Dr. Glenn Hanna.” Checks may be sent to: Attn: Kelley McNamara Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Division of Philanthropy 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor Brookline, MA 02445-7226 or via www.dana-farber.org/gift.