Doris J. Collins
Doris J. Collins, age 88, entered Heavens gates and was welcomed home on October 1, 2010. She went peacefully to be with the Lord, surrounded by family and friends at her home.
Doris worked for many years in the finance department at the DuPont Company, leaving to become a full time homemaker. Many of her friends were recipients of her hand embroidered tablecloths that she loved to make. She enjoyed traveling and had many trips abroad as well as in the United States.
Doris spent the past several winters in Florida with her beloved friends and enjoyed attending the Phillies spring training games.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Collins, and their daughter, Bonnie Lynn Collins Brown. She is survived by her sister, Kathleen Norris, nieces, Shirley Norris and Lynn Sheridan, caregivers and many other nieces and nephews, sisters-in-law, Elizabeth Johnson and Deanna Gibson, and brother-in-law, Lawrence Collins.
The family wishes to thank all of the nurses and aides from Vitas Hospice for their loving care. Services will be held on Thursday, October 7, 2010, at the First Alliance Church, 2145 Graves Road, Hockessin, DE, 19707. Visitation will be from 10 am to 11 am, service from 11 am to 12 noon, luncheon from 12 noon to 1:15 pm, and interment at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE, at 2 pm.
Doris requested that in lieu of flowers contributions be sent to Christ United Methodist Church, 510 South Central Avenue, Laurel, DE 19956.
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