Lifelong Springfield resident Carol (Sharon) Collins, 83, died peacefully on Thursday, September 30, 2021, at home. Born in Springfield to the late Alfred and Ulma (Hallett) Sharon, she worked as a sales clerk at the Kohl’s Department Store in Enfield, CT for many years until her retirement. Carol’s greatest joy were vacations with her husband and family. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Kendall Collins. She is survived by her children: Donna Mann of Chicopee, Sharon Jones and her husband Scott of Springfield, Richard Beiser, Jr. and his wife Gina of CT and David Beiser and his wife Katie of West Springfield, step children; Lynn-Ann, Karen and Donna, 13 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and her dog Bentley. She was also predeceased by her sister Ruth Alissi. Carol’s Funeral Service will be held on Monday, October 4th at 11:00 AM at Wilbraham Funeral Home, 2551 Boston Rd., Wilbraham. Visitation will be held from 9-10:30AM. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association., PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.