Walter E. Jenkins Sr.
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formerly of Binghamton
Walter E. Jenkins, Sr., 83, of Dallas and formerly of Binghamton, New York passed away on Sunday, July 25, 2010 in Wilkes-Barre. He was born March 20, 1927 in Parsons the son of the late Walter and Margaret Miller Jenkins. He was a proud veteran of the US Army and Navy participating in World War II and the Korean War. He was a member of the V. F. W. and past Commander of Parsons American Legion, Post 199. Mr. Jenkins was a retired employee of the Binghamton Press. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sisters, Audrey Parks, Lola Schiel, Maude Jenkins, Ann Kosko, Peg Jedrick; brothers, John and David Jenkins. Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Frances Navola Jenkins; children, Pamela Trzeskowski and her husband, Robert of Mountain Top; Anthony J. Jenkins, and his wife Monica, of Binghamton; the Rev. Walter E. Jenkins, C. S. C. of Boston; grandchildren, Jessica, Matthew, Allison, Charles, Joseph and Daniel; sisters, Jean Polifko and Jackie Smith.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. from E. Blake Collins Funeral Home, 159 George Avenue, Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 in St. Nicholas Church, Wilkes-Barre. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may call on Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the
, 613 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes-Barre 18702. Condolences can be sent to the family at: www.eblakecollins.com.
Published in Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin on July 26, 2010