June 17, 2016

Paul J Collins

Stanhope, NJ   Mr. Paul Jackson Collins, 92, died on June 17, 2016 at the Merry Heart Nursing Home in Succasunna. He was born in Yukon, West Virginia and lived in Baltimore before moving to Stanhope 50 years ago. He served in the U S Navy during WW II and later worked for the Westinghouse Elevator Company in Randolph for many years. Following his retirement he worked for the Budd Lake A & P.

He is survived by his wife Delores (Chafin) Collins of 67 years, daughters; Jean (and Dan) Grinter of Stroudsburg, PA and Jackie (and Jim) Gailums of Stanhope. He also leaves his 3 grandchildren; Paul (and Nalini) Kelly, Jessica (and Jason) Riley, and Matthew Gailums, and 3 great grandchildren; Estella & Samuel Riley, and Dylan Kelly.

Private arrangements were by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com)

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