George Paul Collins was born on March 3, 1924 in the small town of Berlin, New Jersey. His family moved to Pleasantville and he was raised there by the bay, which he grew to love. George loved fishing and clamming his whole life. His adult life was spent in the United States Air Force until he retired in 1972 after twenty-nine and a half years. George married his high school sweetheart, Gloria Linda Lewis. The two raised six smart and charming children who now have families of their own. He had a very interesting and eventful life and, after living through the wars he participated in, he learned not to sweat the small stuff. He was buried with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C., at the age of 70.
Gloria Collins was the fi rst child born in the U.S.A of the Lewis family, immigrants from the small country of Wales. Gloria, at the age of 18 married S/Sgt. George P. Collins, her high school sweetheart who had just returned from fl ying 25 missions over Europe during World War 2. They settled down to raise six children – 3 boys and 3 girls- while living a military life. After retirement, Gloria and George,with youngest two children, moved to a small town in Delaware. Although she currently resides with her youngest daughter, Linda and her kids, her heart will always be with all her family, no matter where they are. This is the story of a strong, loving woman who’s love is endless. Gloria loves to paint acrylic paintings of her grandchildren, garden scenes and seascapes. She also paints ceramics. She keeps busy and fi t by tidying the house and the yard. She remains devoted to her children and grandchildren.
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