Marcelle “Doris” Collins 86 years old of Fort Lauderdale FL had passed away on January 6th, 2015 at the Holy Cross Catholic Hospice Care. She was born November 15th, 1928 in Lawrence, MA. She had fought a long battle with a life threatening illness. She had moved to South Florida in 1968 and would retire after a career with Motorola in Plantation, FL. She lived a short time in Smithville with her mother and attended St.Gregory’s Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, George Lavigne and ArmosaDubois Lavigne of Lawrence, MA, a sister Marie Gloria Henderson and a daughter, Dorothy Marie Collins. Survivors include her children: daughters Patricia Wilt and Margaret Collins and sons, David John and Joseph Paul, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren and nieces and a nephew. A memorial service will held at a later date. Doris was an avid reader so any donations may be made to your local public library in her memory.