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.