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“I'm sorry I couldn't attend the funeral. But, I'll be thinking of you. ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Judy Chalkley - Prince George, VA

“Pat, Ray and family. Sorry of your Mom's passing. Please know our prayers and thoughts are with you all at this very sad time.All Our LoveRonnie ...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Ronnie Silvestro - Sebrring, FL

“God blessed your wonderful and strong mother, Pat; and the grandmother of you and siblings, Sendella--our precious daughter-in-law; and to you,...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Glena Jessee-King

“My deepest condolences to the entire family who have been my lifelong friends. I will always remember the good old days of all us kids in Sendellas...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Elizabeth Stebbins - Dinwiddie, VA

“Aunt Sendella, without a doubt one of the finest human beings I knew. Her impact was made all over. She will be sorely missed. God Bless! ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Bill Collins - Virginia Beach, VA

“Sendella, you meant so much to me and my family. We will never forget all those visits over the years where we spent time with all of you. 'Going...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Sheila Konis - Bristol, RI

“She was a very sweet, loving lady that will be missed by many, the family is very blessed to share her love for man years, for myself im glad to have...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Bobbie. Blevins - Family Friend

“May the peace of God bring comfort to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart. Praying for the family. With our deepest...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Vanessa Williams - Hopewell, VA

“Love, Peace and Prayers to The Family. Sendella was a very sweet woman and loved Her Family with all of Her Heart. Many fond memories of Family get...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Julie Welch - Family Friend

Sendella Mary Collins, 94, of Hopewell went to be with The Lord and reunited with her husband in Glory on Monday, March 5, 2018. Sendella is preceded in death by her parents, Harry S. and Pasqualena Silvestro Moogalian; brothers, Victor, Anthony and Charles Moogalin; and her loving husband of 36 years, Raymond T. Collins, Sr. She is survived by her children, Pasqualena Woods (Christopher) and Raymond T. Collins, Jr. (Veronica); grandchildren, Sendella King, Rebecca Stallings, Michelle Upton, Sarah Blevins, Ellen Farmer, Christopher S. Woods, Jr., Jessica Pollard, Melissa Shelburne, Eddie Shelburne, Mandy Fleenor, Lindsey Lipsey; 21 great grandchildren (with one on the way); sister, Marian Doucette and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Sendella was a member of St. James Catholic Church and St. James Armenian Church and in Beta Sigma Phi sorority. The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home, 214 N 6th Ave in Hopewell. Sendella's Christian Mass will be conducted by Fr. Julio Buena on Friday, March 9, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in St. James Catholic Church, 510 W Poythress St. in Hopewell. Final rest will be in Sunset Memorial Park in Chester. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.

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