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H. Balfour Collins

H. Balfour Collins

Passed on: December 13th, 2012

Collins, Hugh “Balfour”, 44 of Port Williams, Kings Co. passed away on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 following a long & courageous battle with cancer. Eldest son of Keith & Sylvia (Wolfe) Collins, Balfour was born & grew up in his beloved town of Milton, along the Mersey River, Queens Co. He lived in Montreal, Que. & Edmonton, AB, returning to Nova Scotia in 2007. Balfour attended Concordia University, Montreal & the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Edmonton where he studied computer sciences. He was a gentle man who adored his son, Jack & his wife of 15 years, Seana. He was extremely intelligent & creative & was an active member of the N.S. Adult Lego Users Group; family referred to him as “The Lego King”. Balfour worked as a theatre technician & projectionist, a computer technician & computer programmer at the Astor Theatre, Liverpool; Sandde IMAX Animation Studios, Montreal & the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Edmonton. He especially enjoyed family gatherings & spending time with his son & wife. He is survived by his wife, Seana Matthews; son, Jack Balfour both of Port Williams; mother, Sylvia Collins, Milton; father, Keith Collins, Bridgewater; brother, Matthew (Rhonda) Collins & nephew, Beck, Milton. Please send donations in lieu of flowers to the “Carey Me - Supporting Palliative Care in the Home”; or to the Margaret Salsman Cancer Care Patient Navigator Memorial Fund. On line condolences may be made through www.annapolisvalleyfuneralhome.com

 
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