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Lena Ann Collins

April 27, 1929 — June 17, 2024

Lena Ann Collins, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend passed away on June 17, 2024 in LaPlata, MD. She was born in Washington, D.C. on April 27, 1929, to the late Antonio family. Lena attended Maryland Park High School in Capitol Heights, MD. In her professional life, Lena dedicated 38 and a half years as an Accounts Payable Clerk at Pepco in Washington, D.C.

Outside of her career, Lena was known for her vibrant personality.  She had a love for people and engaging in conversations. Lena found joy in dancing and singing and had a passion for tending to her flower gardens. She also cherished the time spent mall walking with her neighbors over the years.

Lena's proudest accomplishments included embracing her Italian heritage through cooking delicious meals she learned from her mother. She fostered numerous friendships through her active involvement in Mt. Calvary Catholic Church and the Lady's of Charity group. 

Survived by her loving family are Kathleen D. Blaso (daughter) and Albert (Son-in-Law) of LaPlata, MD; Rose M. Shaner (daughter) & Dale (Son-in-Law) of Prince Frederick, MD; She was the proud Nana of Kristina Blaso of LaPlata, MD, Lindsey Hunsicker (Ryan) of Sunderland, MD &  Kaitlin Santos (Kyle) of Prince Frederick, MD; as well as great grandmother of Brody and Maysen Hunsicker. Lena is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews who held a special place in her heart. Lena is preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Richard M. Collins and siblings Frank Marvaso, Vincent Marvaso, Dominic Marvaso, Tony Antonio (brothers), and Rose Kamm (Sister). The memories Lena leaves behind will forever be treasured by those whose lives she touched. A Memorial Gathering will take place at Lee Funeral Home Inc in Clinton on June 25th at 11:00 AM followed by a Memorial Service at 1:00 PM to honor and celebrate Lena Ann Collins's remarkable life.

In loving memory of Lena - may she rest in peace knowing that she touched the lives of many with her kindness and grace.

Contributions may be made in her memory to St. Jude Children's Hospital 4301 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 200, Arlington, VA. 22203

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Memorial Gathering

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Memorial Service

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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