February 3, 2017
|Margaret “Peg” Collins, 83, of Jefferson Twp., passed away Friday morning at her home.
Born Dec. 13, 1933, in Covington Twp., she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Ann (Ulkoski) Acker. She graduated from Jefferson Twp. High School, and was proud to be valedictorian of her class. Before her retirement, she was employed at the Tobyhanna Army Depot as an electronics repair specialist, and was held in high regard by all her coworkers.
Peg could not go anywhere without running into a friend. Peg was an active member of Light of Christ Church in Jefferson Twp., and was much beloved by her church family. She was a selfless lady, always putting her family and friends first. Her energy was boundless and she spread light and joy everywhere. She loved unconditionally. Peg was dearly loved by everyone who knew her and will be missed every minute of every day. “Grammy,” will be in our hearts forever.
She is survived by her daughter, Cindy L. Collins and spouse, Bruce Whitehead, of Jefferson Twp.; her son, Gary W. Collins, of Green Cove Springs, Fla.; granddaughters, Kristin VanOsterom and husband, Matt, of Las Vegas, Nev.; and Loryn Register and husband, Lane, of Clermont, Fla.; great-grandchildren, Connor and Madison VanOsterom; and brother, Ken Acker and wife, Diane, of Jefferson Twp. She is also survived by her companion of 30 years, Norman York; and her former spouse, Gerald Collins. She will be greatly missed by her granddoggy, “Pebbles.”
Funeral services will be held:
Interment will be conducted at Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst Twp.
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