Mass of Christian Burial
Obituary of Larry Collins
Larry Leo Collins 70 of Belvidere New Jersey, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Thursday November 1st, 2018.
He was born in Easton PA on May 6, 1948. Larry was the son of the Leo Collins of Belvidere NJ and the late Lois Dunn Collins.
Larry was a Senior Chemical Operator for Hoffman LaRoche/DSM in Belvidere NJ.
A 1966 graduate of Belvidere High School, he then went on to serve proudly in the US Air Force. He was a member of the American Legion in Belvidere NJ and was a Quartermaster and life member for Belvidere NJ VFW Posts. He was a former Asst. Scout Master for Boy Scout Troop 141 in Belvidere NJ for many years. Larry was a member of St Patrick’s Catholic Church in Belvidere NJ.
In addition to his father Leo, he is survived by his loving wife of 39 years the former Constance Paul, a son Scott Collins and his wife Connie of Nazareth PA, a daughter Amy Zimmerman and her husband Ryan of Bethlehem PA, a brother Gerald Collins and his wife Sandra of Bangor PA, a sister Linda Collins of Belvidere NJ and two grandchildren, Evan and Callie.
Visitation will be Sunday November 4 2018 from 6-8PM in the DeVoe Funeral Service 136 West Washington Ave Washington NJ. Prayers on Monday in funeral home at 10:30 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11AM in St Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church 327 Greenwich St, Belvidere NJ. Interment to follow in the Belvidere Cemetery.
Donations are requested to KAQ Hospice 99 Sparta Ave Newton NJ 07860 or Lustgarten Foundation 415 Crossways Park Drive, Suite D, Woodbury NY 11797 (to benefit pancreatic cancer research)
Please see www.devoefuneral.com for more information and to leave condolences.