Collins, Erin M., - Surrounded by her devoted family, Erin Marie Collins was granted her angel wings on March 18, 2017, following a long illness. Erin was admired for perseverance which enabled her to overcome incredible physical challenges. She was known for her magnetic personality, kindness, and keen sense of humor. Erin's compassion was extended to nearly anyone she met. She was passionate about the arts, whether visual or performing. Everyone who met Erin would soon discover her pride in her Irish heritage. Erin loved singing in the Blessed Sacrament Choir and she was a founding member of the Spirit of Music. Erin graduated from St James School, Holy Spirit High School, and Rosemont College. She is survived by her loving parents, Claire Newell Collins, and Stephen Collins (Diane), her cherished sister Cate Mularz (Christopher) and she adored her nephews, Patrick and Jacob. She is also survived by her many loving aunts and uncles, Patricia Newell Capaldi (Bernard), Mark Newell (Frederick Gentile), Michele Newell Hill, Paul Newell (Erin) and beloved uncle, John F. (Jay) Collins, Esq. Erin loved being part of huge family with too many cousins to name. Erin is predeceased by her maternal grandparents, Claire and Bud Newell, her paternal grandparents Muriel and John Collins, Godfather uncle Brian Collins and her niece Victoria Evelyn Mularz. Her gentle soul will forever remain in our hearts. May her memory be eternal. A church visitation will be held on Friday, March 24, 2017 from 10:00am to 12:00pm at Blessed Sacrament Church Jerome and Ventnor Aves in Margate, NJ 08402. A mass of Christian Burial will follow at noon. Donations may be made to The Spirit of Music for the Erin Collins Scholarship Fund at Holy Spirit High School, 500 New Road, Absecon NJ 08201. Arr. by ROTH-GOLDSTEINS' MEMORIAL CHAPEL, Atlantic City. www.rothgoldsteins.com

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