Suzanne Collias

June 30, 1923February 27, 2018

Suzanne Collias, 94, passed away peacefully in Milwaukee, WI. Suzanne was born in Fort Wayne and attended the University of Chicago where she studied fashion design. She was a member of the Daughters of Penelope and the National Philoptochos Society. Suzanne was a lady who devoted her life and resources to the care of her family. Her smile, kind words, and kind deeds showed expressions of her love. They will be cherished forever. She is survived by her sister, Theodora Brust (also living in Milwaukee, WI); sister-in-law, Lily Collias; loving cousins, Jim (Angie) Liapes and Nick Liapes; loving nephews and nieces, Victor (Ann) Brust, George (Georgia) Brust, George (Paulette) Collias, Tim (Dawn Marie) Collias, and Steve(Elsa) Collias; and several grand nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her father and mother, George and Georgia Collias; loving brothers, John Collias and Nick Collias; loving brother and sister-in-law, Pete (Nan) Collias; loving cousins, Suzanne Lambros Bornstein, Georgene Lambros, and Michele Lambros; and loving nephew, Michael Brust. Funeral service will be at 11:00 AM on Monday, March 5, 2018 at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 110 East Wallen Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46825 with visitation from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at the church. Interment will be at Greenlawn Memorial Park, 6600 Covington Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46804. Memorial contributions should be made to either of the following: Alzheimer's Association or Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, Fort Wayne, IN.


  • Alzheimer's Association
  • Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church


  • Visitation Monday, March 5, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, March 5, 2018
  • Burial Monday, March 5, 2018

Suzanne Collias

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Herbert & Sharon Gillen

March 6, 2018

Dear Collias family,
We are sorry for your loss and that we were unable to attend Suzanne's funeral. We have been ill and not able to do all the things we would like to do. Suzanne was a lovely and delightful neighbor. We have missed her smiling face and kind presence.