Joyce Darlene Collins

Joyce Darlene Collins, 71, loving mother, wife and friend of Little Egg Harbor, NJ passed away on Saturday March 31, 2018. Joyce was born in Dayton, OH, and lived in California, local New Jersey communities of Branchburg and Flemington before moving to Little Egg Harbor 18 years ago. Joyce was an Auxiliary President of the American Legion Post 195 as well as an active member in Post 493. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, scrap booking, volunteering and spending time with family.

Joyce was predeceased by her mother Irma Jean Stoltz and brother Leonard Beasecker.

She is survived by her loving husband of 22 years, Raymond Collins; her children David Tod Scott and wife Yvonne; Chris Guritzky and husband Jonathan; Angel Sheldon and husband Peter; and Ray’s son, Raymond Collins and wife Stacy. Grandchildren are Peter Jr, Amanda, David and Abigail Sheldon; Joshua, Jared and Jordyn Guritzky; Rebecca, Mekayla and Faith Scott; great-granddaughter Bella; brother, Michael Beasecker; and sisters, Melsande Clayton and Tina Genzel.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 8, 2018, from 2pm until her funeral service at 4pm at Maxwell Funeral Home on 160 Mathistown Road, Little Egg Harbor, NJ, 08087.

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