Virginia B. Collins, 93, of Punta Gorda, Florida, formerly of Mountainside, New Jersey, passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2011 in Port Charlotte, Florida.
She was born Virginia Brokaw in Dunellen, New Jersey on July 18, 1917 to William and Mary Brokaw. Virginia lived in service to her family, her many friends and to the community as a registered nurse. Virginia embraced the arts and at age 60 became a gifted potter. She moved from Mountainside to Punta Gorda in 1997.
She leaves behind sons Robert B. and Richard B. (Kathryn) Collins; a granddaughter, Jill Bromberg, and niece, Karen Vance. Virginia was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 42 years, Richard Francis Collins in 1986.
No services are planned.