RUTH ANN COLLINS Ruth Ann Collins, 60, of Supply, NC formerly of Herndon, VA died, Saturday, June 21, 2014 in the SECU Lower Cape Fear Hospice "Brunswick House". Born in Philadelphia, PA on May 19, 1954, she was a daughter of the late Dominic Dellarciprete and Mrs. Gladys Miller Dellarciprete of Supply, NC. Ruth worked as a librarian at the Floris Elementary School, then as a Director of Community Affairs at EDS. She was also a Community Manager at AOL, and finally a contracts administrator at CH2M Hill. She loved fishing with the grandkids, spending time with her dog Amber, couponing, eBay and had a knack for winning contests. Surviving in addition to her mother are her husband, Mike Collins, of Supply; a son, Michael Collins, Jr. (Heather) of Portland, OR; a daughter, Jessica Lamken (Andrew) of Wilmington, NC; two sisters, Gladys Palazzo (Jake) of Broomall, PA, Donna Day (Dave) of Rome, PA; two granddaughters, Katie and Emily Lamken. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 11:00, AM, Thursday, June 26, 2014 in St. Brendan's Catholic Church. The family will receive friends from 9:00 AM until 10:45 AM, Thursday at the funeral home. A visitation will be announced in Herndon, VA, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her name to the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at DUKE, DUMC Box 3624, Durham, NC 27710 or online at https://tinyurl.com/prtisch. Private online condolences may be sent to the family at www.brunswickfuneralservice.com. Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte, NC
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Published in the Wilmington Star-News on June 25, 2014