Collinson0001Passed away peacefully on Sunday December 16, 2012 at Hospice Simcoe in Barrie in her 90th year. Christena of Barrie, beloved wife of the late Joe Collinson.  Loving mother of Krystal (Roger Tiessen), John (Dolly) and Candice (Peter McIntyre). Cherished grandmother of Jeffrey (Sheri Burns), John, Jessica (Jaco Rodigari), Jamie and Meaghan (Bryan Bui). Step grandmother to Adam Tiessen.  Great grandmother to Piper Collinson, Joshua and Riley Burns. Christena is survived by sisters Florie (Jack Schenck) and Lucy Pike and by brother Duncan (Dorothy) McKellar. A Memorial Service will be held in the spring.  If desired, remembrances to Hospice Simcoe would be appreciated by Christena’s family.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home- Wasaga Beach Chapel. For further information and to sign the book of memories log on to

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