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Helen M. Collins

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Helen M. Collins Obituary
Helen M. Collins, 82, of Oxford, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, at her home.
She was the devoted wife of the late Edward L. Collins Jr.
Born in Cashtown, she was the daughter of the late George and Gladys Clapsadl Steinberger.
Helen was active with her late husband, son and granddaughter with their family funeral home, Collins Funeral Home.
She was a member of the Sacred Heart Church, charter member of the Contemporary Club, member of the Green Thumb Garden Club, Soroptomist Club, and executive director of the Oxford Meals on Wheels for many years.
She was awarded Oxford Citizen of the Year by Mayor Geoffrey Henry in 2007.
Helen enjoyed her bridge clubs, cooking, collecting dolls, the beach, traveling with her late husband, and loved having her family together on holidays.
She is survived by two sons, Edward L. Collins III and his wife, Cynthia, of Fort Myers Beach, Fla., and Kevin D. Collins of Oxford; two daughters, Coletta L. Robinson and her husband, Joseph, of Pottstown and Janine Y. Pavese and her husband, Robert, of Lincoln University; nine grandchildren, Aaron Robinson, Julie Collins, Edward Collins IV, David Collins, Gabrielle Collins, Kelsey Collins, Chase Pavese, Kathryn Collins and Emily Collins; and sister-in-law, Coletta Childress of Georgetown, Texas.
Mass of Christian nurial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 30, at Sacred Heart Church, 203 Church Road, Oxford.
Friends may call Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Edward L. Collins Jr. Funeral Home Inc., 86 Pine St., Oxford.
Interment will be in Oxford Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Sacred Heart Church, 203 Church Road, Oxford, PA 19363.
Online condolences may be made at www.elcollinsfuneralhome.com.
Published in Daily Local News on July 28, 2014
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