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Age 78, of Longwood at Oakmont, formerly of Fox Chapel, passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2012, after a brave fight with Parkinson's Disease. He is survived by his loving wife, Gail Geissinger Jenkins; his sons, Marten R. Jenkins, Jr. (Lucy) of Shepherdstown, WV, Reece G. Jenkins of Tokyo, Japan and Charles W. Jenkins (Torrey) of Wallingford, PA; also five grandchildren; brother of the late Paul R. Jenkins. Jenkins was born in 1934 to Mary Elizabeth Reiber and Paul W. Jenkins and grew up in Chatham Village on Mt. Washington. Marten attended Shady Side Academy, Williams College, and the University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor. He began his career in 1960, as an associate with the law firm Campbell, Thomas and Burke (now Sherrard, German and Kelly, P.C.) later becoming a partner and retiring in 1999. He will be remembered for his kindness, humor, and the love he gave to his family and friends. He was a member of the First Lutheran Church, Pittsburgh and the Iron City Fishing Club. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, November 24 at First Lutheran Church, 615 Grant St., Pgh., PA 15219. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be to First Lutheran Church, 615 Grant St., Pgh., PA 15219 or to Shady Side Academy, 423 Fox Chapel Rd., Pgh., PA 15238. Funeral arrangements by WEDDELL-AJAK FUNERAL HOME, Aspinwall.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Nov. 8 to Nov. 20, 2012
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