Erna L. Collins

October 20, 1925February 23, 2014

Erna L. Collins, 88, of Lakewood, NJ, passed away on Sunday at Kimball Medical Center in Lakewood. Born and lived in Irvington, Erna lived in Maplewood before moving to Manchester and then Lakewood. She worked for the East Orange Board of Education for 25 years and retired in 1992. Erna was a member of the Redeemer Lutheran Church in Manchester and was active in many of the clubs in LVW.

Erna is survived by her sons, Kenneth Collins of Manchester and Dennis Collins and his wife Constance of Middlesex, her grandsons Eric and Russell, and her great grandchildren Chelsea, Hailey and Benjamin.

Visitation will be held on Thurs. February 27, 2014 from 6-8 pm, at the Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home, 3010 Ridgeway Rd., Manchester, NJ 08759. A Funeral Service will be at 9:30 am Fri. February 28 at the Funeral Home, with burial to follow at Hollywood Memorial Park, Union, NJ. Please visit


  • Visitation Thursday, February 27, 2014
  • Funeral Service Friday, February 28, 2014

Erna L. Collins

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February 28, 2014

Ken and Family, We are heartfully sorry for your loss and send you our sincerest condolences. Joseph and Barbara Roa

February 26, 2014

The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away blessed be the name of the Lord are prayers and thought are with family at this time,and looking forward to that great and glorious day when our blessed Lord and merciful King comes to bring His people home..May God comfort you at this time of loss Al and Florence Costa

Coert Voorhees

February 26, 2014

Dear Dennis, Connie and Russell,

We are sorry for your loss. We pray the Lord will keep and sustain you during this time. Sending our love to you all and God's richest blessings.

Coert, Mary Jane and Thomas