Dorothy Geraldine (Bordeaux) Collins of Wilmington, N.C., 78, passed away peacefully at home, after a long illness, on July 24th 2019.
Dorothy was born in Wilmington Oct. 1st, 1940., daughter of the late Alexander Russell Bordeaux & Dorothy Spooner Bordeaux Cunningham. She later moved to Fultonville, N.Y., with her husband James, where she raised her family and spent many years employed by the Fonda-Fultonville Central School District. Dorothy had a love for people and she could be a friend to anyone. She was a kind hearted loving wife & mother, who read the Bible and enjoyed attending Church., and she will be missed by many.
Dorothy is survived by her husband James E. Collins, her children James, William, David, Brenda, Janet, and Holly, with sons-in law Peter and Ronald, her grandchildren Justin, Ashley, Paige, Rachel, Joseph, Alexandra and Nathan, and her great grandchildren Bella, James, Aiden and Logan, with nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews, and by her sister Sandra K. Smith of Wilmington.
Visitation will be held on July 30, 2019 at 10 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. at the Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 South 41st. Street, Wilmington, NC. Burial internment will follow at Oakdale Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Dorothy’s name may be made to The Peace Baptist Church in Wilmington, N.C.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street, Wilmington NC 28403 910.791.9099