ATLANTA, Ga. - Cholette A. Jenks, formerly of Saratoga Springs, passed away Monday, June 24, 2013. She was 53.
Born Aug. 18, 1959, in Sidney, N.Y., she was the daughter of Betty L. and Larry E. Jenks of Saratoga Springs.
A graduate of Saratoga Springs High School, she went on to two years at Adirondack Community College and four years at Siena College, earning a degree in business.
Cholette had a passion for life and enjoyed traveling, scuba diving and skiing. She became a PFI ski instructor. She spent three years living in Massachusetts and another three years in California.
For the past 16 years, she lived and worked in Atlanta. She started first with HBO/McKesson and then with McKesson Provider Technologies for a total of 27 years, most recently becoming a senior solution consultant for the company. She also had worked as a financial adviser for Boston Mass Eye Ear and assistant controller for Saratoga Hospital Accounting.
Cholette loved what she did as much as she loved her family and friends all over the world.
In addition to her parents, Cholette is survived by her brother, DeWitt Jenks (fiancée Beverly Bisnette) of Saratoga Springs; her sisters, Kathleen E. Jenks Woods and her husband, Christopher, and Debora A. Sartor, all of Cleburne, Texas; her nieces and nephews, Timothy Preece, Andrea Woods, Christopher Woods, Shawna Jenks Anderson, Kristen A. Jenks and Jessica E. Jenks; and three great-nephews.
Relatives and friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday, July 1, 2013, at William J. Burke & Sons/Bussing & Cunniff Funeral Homes, 628 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 584-5373.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at St. Clement's Church, 231 Lake Ave.
Burial will be private.
Donations may be made in Cholette's memory to a
Online remembrances may be made at www.burkefuneral home.com.
Published in The Saratogian on June 29, 2013