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Ellen F. COLLINS Obituary

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COLLINS, Ellen F. 52, of Springfield passed away Monday, August 27, 2012 in her home, following several years of failing health. She was born February 10, 1960 in Springfield the daughter of Ronald J. and Dolores (Bruney) Collins. Ellen was a 1978 graduate of Greenon High School and received her Bachelors Degree in Education from The Ohio State University in 1984. Ellen loved being around children and taught Pre-school and First Grade. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and was active with the Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts for over twenty years, serving as a counselor and chaplain at Camp Birch. Ellen is survived by her mother, Dolores, of Springfield; one brother Perry J. Collins of Springfield; one sister Diane H. Collins of Columbus, Ohio; several nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Ronald. Visitation will be Thursday from 6-8 PM. in the RICHARDS, RAFF & DUNBAR MEMORIAL HOME. The service to honor Ellen's life will be held Friday at 10:00 AM. in the Memorial Home with Rev. Stephen Foster officiating. Burial will follow in Enon Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in Ellen's name to Zion Lutheran Church or to the Boy Scouts of America. Expressions of sympathy may be made at


Published in Springfield News-Sun from Aug. 29 to Aug. 30, 2012
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