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Demaine Funeral Home

5308 Backlick Road, Springfield, VA

OBITUARY

Eleanor Jean Collins

August 25, 1932August 9, 2019

Eleanor J. Collins August 25, 1932 -August 9, 2019. Born in Grove City, OH. Daughter of Clyde and Claria Beavers. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband George J. Collins, two brothers Lee Beavers and Jerry Beavers, her daughter Jacqueline Shenton Gill, grandson Joey Vacca, and son-in-law Thomas Graves. She survived by 4 daughters and 3 sons-in-law, Janet Marrow of Woodbridge(Gary), Julia Vacca of Harrisonburg (Mike), Joni Morgan of Woodbridge (Charlie), and Jane Graves of Woodbridge, 14 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. She is also survived by a sister, Nancy Hughes; and brother-in-law, Glenn. She was very active at Hope Lutheran Church. She sang in the choir, was an elder and taught Sunday school. Other activities included being a Girl Scout leader, teaching and playing the accordion. She worked for Fairfax County Public Schools as a food service manager. The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 on Friday August 16th at Demaine Funeral Home, 5308 Backlick Rd. Springfield Va. A funeral service will be held on Saturday August 17th at 2:30pm at Hope Lutheran Church, 4604 Ravensworth Rd. Annandale, Va. Interment at Quantico National Cemetery will be private. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the American Heart Association or Hope Lutheran Church.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, August 16, 2019
  • Visitation Friday, August 16, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, August 17, 2019

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