Catherine Jenkins

Catherine Jenkins, North Scranton, died Sunday in the Mountain View Care Facility after an illness. She was the wife of Daniel B. Jenkins who died Aug. 26, 1978.

Born in Bridgeville, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Florence McCandless Ferree. She was the office manager at Lackawanna Cold Storage and before retirement she worked at Lehigh Valley Refrigerated Services. She was a member of the Providence United Presbyterian Church, the DAR and was past Regent; the Quota Club and had served as president and treasurer; a charter member of the local chapter of AARP and served as treasurer for over 20 years and sang with the AARP Choral Group.

Surviving are a daughter, Judith Baer, Scranton; two sons Daniel and wife, Marketta, Arlington, Va.; and Allen and wife Denise, Greenville, S.C.; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a number of nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by a son, David; and two brothers, O.M. and Joseph A. Ferree.

Funeral services will be Friday at 10 a.m. in the Providence United Presbyterian Church, 1145 Providence Road, by the Rev. Kenneth L. Goodrich II, officiating. For those attending the funeral, go directly to the church.

Friends may call Thursday 4 to 7 p.m. in the Bomberger-Lesko Funeral Home Inc., 1660 N. Main Ave.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Capital Campaign fund of the Providence United Presbyterian Church.

Published in Scranton Times on Mar. 5, 2013