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Amy Nicole Collins Day  

Amy Nicole Collins Day

August 10, 1985 – August 9, 2016

Amy Nicole Collins Day, age 30, of St. Georges, DE, passed away peacefully while surrounded by her family on Tuesday, August 9, 2016.

Amy was born in Newark, DE on August 10, 1985, and was a daughter of Richard Frank and Cheryll Lynn (Pyle) Collins. She graduated from William Penn High School in 2003 and was most currently a student at Delaware Technical and Community College, majoring in social work and counseling. Amy was deeply passionate about ending human trafficking and was the founder and president of the Meet Me at the Well Foundation. She was a member of the Human Trafficking Council for the State of Delaware and was actively involved in the court’s Trauma Informed Probation division. Active in her community, Amy gave of her time as a volunteer to RAINN, a national hotline dedicated to assisting those affected by sexual assault.

A woman of deep faith, she was a devoted follower of Jesus and a member of United Redeemed Church in Elkton, MD. She was gifted with a beautiful voice, often described as “angelic” and was a published poet. Amy adored animals, and made it her mission to rescue those in need of her gentle, loving care. An avid fan of all things super hero, she enjoyed comic books, attending Comic Con in Philadelphia and watching the Walking Dead. Amy was a true shoe aficionado and possessed a truly enviable collection of the most beautiful stilettos. She was truly happiest in the company of her loved ones, especially her children whom she cherished with all her heart.

In addition to her parents, Amy is survived by her children, Dorothy “Roisin” Day and Tadhg Mannix Day; brothers, Matt Collins (Jess) and Timothy Collins; sisters, Kristi Meadows (Dan), Melanie Jianniney (Steve) and Crystal Collins; paternal grandmother, Shirley Collins; maternal grandmother, Barbara Pyle; 3 aunts; 2 uncles; 6 cousins; 7 beloved nieces and nephews; and many dear friends.

A celebration of life will be held 4 pm on Sunday afternoon, August 14, 2016, at United Redeemed Church, 1552 Singerly Road, Elkton, MD, where a visitation will be held from 3 pm until 4 pm. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to assist her children, by visiting www.gofundme.com/AmyDay or to Meet Me at the Well Foundation, P.O. Box 221, St. George, DE 19733 or by visiting www.thewellde.org.

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  1. Deb Worley, August 11, 2016

    Our hearts are broken as we miss our sister in Christ. I can’t wait to worship Jesus with her again. I continue in prayer and love to her whole family-they are true soldiers of the cross. Cheri and Rich, you raised a beautiful, brave woman of God who had her own opinion but more importantly her own faith. I was honored to sit in Bible Study with her this past year and hear of her repeating the promises of God for her and her children. She loved you and often asked for prayer for you or her other siblings. She was valiant! You are each warriors of Christ and even on the rough days I will be here. Praising God for the kingdom that cannot be shaken! Heb. 12:28

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  2. Walter &Teresa Burek, August 11, 2016

    We are saddened by the news but celebrate her going home to be with the Lord. Let her life be a shinning light to all and her memories be of love and faith. God bless you and your family.

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  3. Florence Richardson, August 11, 2016

    May you rest in eternal peace with our lord and savior Jesus Christ

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  4. Lee Shoop, August 11, 2016

    Your strength, love for life, love for others especially family, and your awesome courage lives on in every heart touched by your dedication to loving others as Christ has loved the Church. Your children no doubt will radiate the shining example of LOVE they called Mommy. You were truly a difference maker while on this earth. Thank you for being such an inspiration to so many. You will be sorely missed but always lovingly remembered…Love, Lee

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  5. Nancy Tulsian, August 12, 2016

    When I think of Amy I think of Courage of how strong she was. She had courage to stand up for what she believed in,courage to stand up for those who couldn’t stand up for themselves,courage to be different with her ability to transform herself to a superhero because after all she truly was.I will truly miss her texts to me on Sunday nights asking me if I was watching one of our favorite shows and if I could believe what was happening and the banter of what we thought would happen next. She was a star that burned so bright almost blinding.I wish we all had more time to bask in her glow.Rest in peace dear Amy the earth lost a star but heaven gained a angel.

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  6. Rev. Johnson John, August 12, 2016

    Our Deepest Condolences and prayers for the family of Amy Nicole Collins Day… Rev. Johnson (Missionary to Nagaland)

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  7. Currine, August 12, 2016

    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your dear loved one. I did not know your loved one personally but she sounded like a caring person who accomplished much. May memories of her and our Heavenly Father, who is the God of all comfort, give you the strength and comfort that you need (2 Corinthians 1:3). Our Heavenly Father understands your pain because he too has experienced the death of his beloved Son, Jesus Christ. Just as God resurrected his Son, he yearns to resurrect our lovedtie ones as well (Job 14:14,15). I hope these words give you the comfort and peace you need during this difficult time.

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  8. Margie & Chris Bailey, August 12, 2016

    Dear Collins Family,

    We are truly sorry for the loss on earth of Amy. She was a wonderful gift from God to so many people. Her legacy will live on in the lives she has touched and the work she has done in the name of her Savior, Jesus Christ. We hope in time you will have full, complete peace that she in praising God in His presence.

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  9. Kathleen Fowler, August 12, 2016

    My prayers are with the family. I’m sorry for your loss of such a young woman that helped so many others. God has more for her to accomplish at Jesus’ side.

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  10. Anna Harrold, August 12, 2016

    Rip my prayers are with you

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  11. Nancy McGee, August 14, 2016

    It seems appropriate that the day that Amy got to see the Face of God, was the first day of a spectacular 5 day meteor shower(the annual Perseids). Amy was a courageous shooting star; she leaves a long trail of light and energy.
    This world has lost a Champion
    Thank you for the work you have done, Amy. We will carry it forward. Enjoy the light show welcoming you Home. Rest in Peace.

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  12. Cindy & Ken Williard, August 14, 2016

    The Williard Family send our thoughts and prayers for the family of Amy Nicole Collins Day. So sorry for your loss.

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  13. Tanya, August 14, 2016

    She was a wonderful person. She touched my life through Meet me at the Well. She gave me the confidence to continue and grow in my recovery. Her kindness and encouragement will truly be missed by all who knew her. I send my deepest condolences to her family and children. I’m so sorry for your loss.

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  14. Florence, August 17, 2016

    To Amy’s family. I am saddened by your loss. I pray that seeing all the people that are responding about Amy’s beautiful life will ease the pain. She was truly a remarkable spirit and gave so much of herself. I know she is greatly missed. I knew Amy through The Birth Center

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  15. MaryEllen DeMarco, August 29, 2016

    Dear family and friends of Amy Day,

    I only met Amy once but she made a deep and true impression on me. She came to our church in Chadds Ford, PA to speak to our justice team about the anti-trafficking work that she was so passionate about in Delaware. Amy was a woman of principle, integrity, faith and action, and clearly was in the process of making a lasting impression on her community and on issues of injustice that are so close to God’s heart. Thank you for raising and encouraging such a beautiful woman of God, and please know that she is rejoicing with Him now. I will keep you, and especially her children, in my prayers.

    May God’s comfort be real and profound in your lives.

    MaryEllen

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  16. Rebekah Pyle, October 21, 2016

    I feel great remorse … She was always dear to me but I never got to show it … She was a wonderful mother daughter sister and a cousin… She was a great role model to me … I hope I live up to her standards one day … She will always be close to my heart… I miss you Amy and hope that I may see u again one day…

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