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Sarah Lynn Collins


Sarah Lynn (Devroy) Collins, age 58, passed away April 22, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, Gerald and Moreen Devroy. Sarah is survived by her husband of 34 years, Tracy; children, Daniel Collins, and Hannah (Jordan Mayberry) Collins; siblings, Elizabeth (Scott) Boruta, Chris (Ann) Devroy, Nancy (Steve) Castleman as well as many nieces and nephews. Sarah worked at Merrill Lynch for over 40 years where she touched hundreds of lives. She was able to brighten a room with her contagious laugh. Sarah was a loyal friend who cared deeply for everyone in her life. She loved Pentwater, casinos, her get togethers for Dancing with the Stars, Sundays with Dan for The Walking Dead, and of course Patty-Jerry night. She’d play “Farkle” until the spots fell off the dice. Sarah always served as the hub for Devroy family gatherings, where the planning went through her, and she wouldn’t have had it any other way. Sarah was greatly loved and will be deeply missed. An outdoor Memorial Gathering will be held on Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 1-4 PM at the Collins Residence, 3853 Sydney Court NW, Walker, Michigan 49534. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be directed to Spectrum Health Hospice, 100 Michigan St. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503,  or American Cancer Society, 129 Jefferson Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.

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  1. We loved sarah and all her fancy desserts she made for us on our Dancing With the Stars nights. We will miss her slwsys googling questions for us and her thoughtfullness. Prayers and thoughts are with you all

  2. Love you Dearly and Forever Sarah. I hope the angles are ready for you, because you’ll have them all organized in no time! Prayers to her family and friends. Tracy, keep all those awesome memories close, they’ll need to be brought out later. She is a dear friend that I cannot even imagine not knowing she’s laughing with someone out there every day. Bless you Devroy, you’ll not be forgotten. ~Diane aka Divon.

  3. Betsy Emily and Sarah and all of the Devroy/Collins family. I will always remember Sarah and her sparkling personality. A true light to follow!!! So sorry and shocked to hear of her passing!! Thoughts, love and prayers to all of you!!!

  4. So many good memories with our girls, years of cheer and fun girlfriend times. You left us way too soon but was such a good mama to Dan and Hannah. You will live in their hearts forever. You will be missed. Love you and am praying for your family while you are in a better place.

  5. That smile! I so remember your laugh and silly shenanigans as a child. Growing up next door to your family was a huge part of all of our lives. That is a friendship that never ends. Say Hello and hug your parents for me. Lynne.

  6. You will be missed,my dear friend.Prayers for all! Love you,Kath and Jim Schmidt

  7. My deepest condolences to Sarah’s family & friends. She was one of the sweetest people I knew, and he smile was contagious. May her memory be eternal.❤️

  8. Heaven gained a beautiful soul when GOD called on Sarah. I know Heaven had a blowout celebration, when they welcomed her home!!! RIP.

  9. My dear friend Sarie, I miss you so very much You loved so deeply, cared about everyone so fiercely. I simply adored you. You were the brightest, sunniest person I’ve ever known Rest In Peace my dear friend You will be missed forever

  10. I am so sorry to read about Sarah’s death. Condolences to the entire family including my old friend Betsey.

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