Virginia M. Collins, 85

Virginia M. Collins, 85, of Long Neck, formerly of Columbia, Md., passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2007, at Harbor Hospital Center in Baltimore.

She was a member of Mary Mother of Peace Catholic Church, near Oak Orchard.

Collins was preceded in death by her parents, Alfred Poole and Anna Harrison; and her husband, Thomas J. Collins. She is survived by five sons, Thomas L. Collins and wife Valerie, Joseph H. Collins and wife Faye, William A. Collins, John H. Collins and wife Jane, Kevin P. Collins; two daughters, Maureen A. Lengel, Kathleen C. Narango and husband Dennis; 20 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial was scheduled for Tuesday, March 6, 2007, with interment in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Millsboro.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Mary Mother of Peace Catholic Church, 202 Edward Street, Georgetown, DE 19947, or St. Joseph’s Nursing Home, 1222 Tugwell Dr., Catonsville, MD 21228.