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Obituary for Marie Collins (Eichlin)

Marie Collins, 70 passed away on Thursday October 13, 2022, surrounded by her loving family

A lifelong resident of Lambertville and recently moved to New Hope, Pa. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church in Lambertville. For 25 years she worked as a parking enforcement officer and as a matron for the Lambertville Police Department before retiring.

Daughter of the late John Eichlin and Joyce Marie Cifelli Eichlin and widow of Richard Collins who was a Vietnam veteran and who passed away in 2014 from his injuries. She is survived by two sisters, Phyllis Galloway (Angelo), Jackie Frangakis (John), a niece Connie Frangakis (Dan), nephews Dennis McNamara (Gwen) and Tyler Galloway. Also surviving Marie is her great nephew, Brendan McNamara and great niece, Madeline McNamara. Her family was the center of her life. She especially loved celebrating Christmas with her family throughout the years.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday October 21, 2022 at 11:00 am at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 44 Bridge St. Lambertville. Calling hours will be Thursday October 20 from 6-8 pm and Friday from 9:30-10:30 am at that the Garefino Funeral Home e 12 N. Franklin St. Lambertville. Burial will take place Monday October 24 at the Washington Crossing National Cemetery, 830 Highland Ave., Newtown, Pa., 18940.

Plan to meet at the cemetery administration building by 10:15 am on Monday October 24 if you want to be present for the burial services.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Lambertville-New Hope Rescue Squad, PO Box 237 Lambertville, NJ 08530 or Chandler Hall Hospice 99 Barclay St., Newtown, Pa. 18940.