Obituary: Jeanne M. Collar, 95

Obit - Jeanne M Collar

Jeanne M. (LeGuennec) Collar, 95, of Southington, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. She was the loving wife of the late Dana Collar for 63 years.

Jeanne was born on October 23, 1920 in Carnac, France, daughter of the late Francois and Marie Rose (Runigo) LeGuennec. She was the oldest of six children.

She was employed by the Stanley Works, retiring in 1985 after 18 years of service and she loved to knit and garden. Jeanne was a parishioner of St. Aloysius Church.

Jeanne is survived by her daughter Rose Loomis, her stepson Dana L. Collar Jr., two grandchildren: Gerald and Michelle, one great-grandson Justin; daughter-in-law, Rita Collar and many nieces and nephews, both in the United States and France. She was predeceased by her brother, Francois LeGuennec and sisters, Josephine Ambardanaud, Elaine Rio and Suzanne Kuta, all of France.

Jeanne’s family would like to thank the nurses at Hartford HealthCare for their kindness and compassionate care.

Services will be held privately and at the convenience of the family. Plantsville Funeral Home has been entrusted with handling the arrangements. For online condolences, please visit

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