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Edward C. Collins

Obituary for Edward C. Collins

January 16, 1940 - July 9, 2017
Bear, Delaware | Age 77


Edward C. Collins, age 77, of Bear, DE died July 9, 2017. He was born January 16, 1940 in Surry County,
North Carolina to the late Victor Arnold Collins and Alpha Mae Collins.

Edward was an owner and operator of several restaurants throughout his career. His most recent was the Post House, located in Nottingham, PA. Edward was also a member of the Lions Club in Rising Sun.

Edward is survived by his wife, of 57 years, Eileen L. Collins; son, Sean Edward Collins of Vail, AZ; son, Gene Paul Collins of Chesapeake City, MD; daughter, Kathleen Collins Bolen of Havre de Grace, MD. He is also survived by sixteen siblings, nine grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Edward is predeceased by his brother Arnold Ray Collins.

A celebration of life will be held for Edward C. Collins on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 12 noon at the R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 111 South Queen Street, Rising Sun, MD 21911, where friends and family may visit at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made payable to the "Alzheimer's Research Foundation" or "Parkinson's Disease Foundation" and sent in care of the funeral home.

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111 S. Queen Street
P.O. Box 248
Rising Sun, MD 21911
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