214008 Collins, Carolyn croppedCOLLINS, Carolynn Dianne – Suddenly, on Wednesday, February 5, 2014, in her 30th year.  ­Precious daughter of Dianne and Dan Collins. Cherished sister of Christina and Katie Wooder (husband Michael). Loving aunt of Mikaela Wooder. Granddaughter of Ted and Mary Collins, the late Lucy and Edward Bartley and Joanne Tully.  Carolynn will be profoundly missed by many other relatives and friends.  Born and raised in Peterborough, Carolynn graduated with her B.A. and B. Ed. from Trent University. She adored children and pursued a career in which she impacted thousands of youth in the Peterborough, Victoria, Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board. Living her dream, Carolynn taught numerous grades at St. Paul’s Norwood Catholic school.  Sweet Carolynn gave selflessly of her time, volunteering with children’s organizations both locally and overseas, including refugee support and educational initiatives.  The family will receive friends and loved ones at ASHBURNHAM FUNERAL HOME & RECEPTION CENTRE, 840 Armour Road, on Monday, February 10th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Mass will be officiated by Fr. Bill Moloney at ST. ANNE’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 859 Barnardo Ave., on Tuesday, February 11th, at 11 am.  In honour of Carolynn’s love of both children and education, donations to St. Paul’s School, Norwood, to enhance the playground, would be appreciated.  If desired, directions to the celebration, condolences to the family, or donations, may be made at www.CommunityAlternative.ca or by calling 705-740-0444.

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