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Raymond E. Collins

AGE: 70 • Smyrna

Raymond E. Collins, 70 of Smyrna, DE passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2016.

Raymond was born in Uniontown, PA on June 30, 1946, son of the late Charles W., Sr. and Olive (Cox) Collins. He was employed with the United States Postal Service and retired in 2004 after 37 years of dedicated service. An avid sports fan, he was a loving husband, father and grandfather and was happiest being with his beloved family.

His wife of 41 years, Mildred C. (Duncan) Collins, passed away on December 10, 2012.

Raymond is survived by his children, Paulette Sparks and her husband, Joseph, Karen A. Collins and her partner, Ashley Davis, and William R. Collins; and his grandchildren, Justin, Tyler, Rosa, Christopher, Jazzmyne and Samantha. He is also survived by his sister, Beverly Waugh; and his brother, Charles "Bill" Collins, Jr.

Friends may visit at the Chapel of Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Highway, New Castle on Tuesday, August 16 from 10:00-11:00AM. Funeral services will begin at 11:00AM, with interment following in the Garden of Hope.

Doherty Funeral Homes

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Published in The News Journal from Aug. 13 to Aug. 15, 2016
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