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Martha Collins

September 2, 1924 ~ September 4, 2017 (age 93)

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September 11, 2017

Silverbrook Cemetery
Lancaster Pike & DuPont Road
Wilmington, DE 19805


Martha Foreman-Collins

Martha Foreman-Collins was born in Newark, Maryland on September 2, 1924, to the late Emma Johnson-Foreman and Harry Foreman. She departed to heaven’s gate on September 4, 2017, at Manor Care Nursing Home in Hockessin, Delaware.

Martha lived and attended school in Newark, Maryland before moving to Wilmington, Delaware in the late 1960s.

She united with Hilton Collins, and from this union they had 13 children. Martha loved to cook, play cards, and spend time with her family.

Martha was preceded in death by her mother, father, 12 brothers and sisters, and 12 of her 13 children.

She leaves to cherish her memory: one son, Charles Collins of Salisbury, Maryland; one brother, John Foreman of Newark, Maryland; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.



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