TIMMINS, Colleen  - On April 6, 2019, Colleen Timmins passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

A mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, artist, teacher and friend.

She will be greatly missed by all that knew her.

She leaves behind two children, Andrew (Melissa) and Ryan (Mae); three grandchildren Benjamin, James, and Owen; long time partner Bill Smethurst; brothers and sisters Michael (Perie), John, Terry (Joyce), Cathy (Bruce), Mary Jane; and loving mother Catherine Higgins.  

Colleen lived her life with passion, filling it with family, traveling, painting and teaching.

She was a person who would always put others ahead of herself.

Colleen was a truly an amazing mother, sister and friend who will be forever remembered in our hearts.

Family, friends, and those whose lives Colleen has touched, are invited to the McEachnie Funeral Home (28 Old Kingston Rd, Ajax) for a Memorial Visitation on Friday April 12, 2019 from 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM.  A Mass for Colleen will be held at Holy Redeemer Church (796 Eyer Dr, Pickering, Ontario) on Saturday April 13, 2019 at 11:00 AM, with reception to follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Bereaved Families of Ontario and Sleeping Children Around the World charities.