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Helen B. Jenkins BENNINGTON, VT Helen "Bub" Bunnell Jenkins, formerly of Bennington Vermont and recently at Loomis House in Holyoke Massachusetts, died January 26, 2012 after a short illness. In July, 2011 Bub celebrated her 100th birthday with her nieces and nephews at Loomis House. She was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Alvin D. Jenkins in 2001. She is also predeceased by her brother, William Darwin Bunnell, and two sisters, Shirley Bunnell Dreikorn and Maries Bunnell Brueck. Bub attended the Holyoke School System and Fitchburg Normal Teaching School (now Fitchburg State University) and was a teacher for 14 years in Leicester, Holyoke and South Hadley, Massachusetts. While her husband Al served in the Coast Guard, she volunteered for the Red Cross, Holyoke Hospital and transcribed braille for the blind. She is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephewsWilliam P. and Viola Bunnell and their family. Bonnie and George Alden and their family, Cheryl and Paul F. Lengieza and their family, Paul D. and Mary Bunnell and their family, Louise and James Bevan and their family, Nancy Dreikorn Crider and her family, Robert Brueck and his family, Fred Brueck's family and Jane Brueck and her family. There will be no calling hours or service. To send the family personal email condolences please visit www.sheafuneralhomes.com. The family has entrusted arrangements to the care of Hanson-Walbridge Funeral Home 213 West Main Street Bennington, Vermont.

Published in Bennington Banner from Jan. 28 to Jan. 30, 2012
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