COLLINS, ANNE (Nee:Lenahan)

107, passed away on September 17, 2015 at the Cusack Care Center, Jersey City, surrounded by her family. Anne was born in 1908 in Union Hill, NJ (now Hoboken), the second of four daughters born to Margaret (Nee:Brennan) and Martin Lenahan. Anne’s dedication to her faith and Irish heritage was evidenced by her involvement with St. Aedan’s Church and its Rosary Society and the Ancient Order of Hibernians. She was also a member and past president of the All Ireland Social Club. After moving to Bayonne in 1965, Anne became a member of many clubs sharing her faith and developed friendships within the Young at Heart, St. Henry’s Rosary Society, Our Lady of the Assumption Rosary Society, Our Lady of Assumption St. Ann’s Society, and the Golden Ages. In 2013, the Rosary Societies of Bayonne proudly honored Anne as their oldest living member at their Annual City Wide Communion Breakfast. Anne was predeceased by her parents Martin and Margaret Lenahan, her husband Dennis A. Collins (1986), her sisters Kathleen Lenahan, Margaret Hartman, Mary McCormack, baby granddaughter Mary, and niece Kathleen McCormack. Left to cherish her memory are her children and their spouses: Dennis J. and Annette Collins, Colleen A. and Patrick J. Fay, J. Brian and Geraldine Collins; her six dear grandchildren: Dennis G. Collins (Patricia), Janeen A. Collins, Patrick J. Fay (Nichole), Siobhan Fay Filippone (Richard), Brian M. Collins (Kari), Michael J. Collins; her four great grandchildren: Dennis, Anthony, Kailee and Aidan; her only nephew Pierce McCormack. Funeral arrangements by G. KEENEN O’BRIEN Funeral Home, 984 Avenue C.

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