Mary Jenkin

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Mary Jenkin, West Scranton, died early Sunday morning at home after an illness. She was the widow of Ralph L. Jenkin, who died in 2005.

Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late John and Lizzie Douglas Dodds. She was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School. She was a lifelong member of the former Christ Presbyterian Church, where she served as an organist and choir director for 55 years until its merger with the Presbyterian Church of Dunmore, where she was a member. Before retirement, she had been employed by the North Penn Savings and Loan Association, where she worked as an accounting manager.

Surviving are a son, Ralph L. Jenkin Jr. and wife, Darlene; a daughter, Cynthia Dagger and husband, Richard; a brother, Andrew Dodds; and her twin sister, Elizabeth Hamborsky, all of Scranton; grandchildren, Jennifer Dagger and partner, Monica; and Douglas Dagger and wife, Shayla; beloved nieces and nephew.

She was also preceded in death by an infant son, Richard; and a sister, Margaret Gardner.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., in the Presbyterian Church of Dunmore, 137 Chestnut St., Dunmore. Those attending the funeral services are asked to go directly to the church Wednesday morning. Interment, Fairlawn Cemetery, Dalton.

Friends may call Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Vanston and James Funeral Home, 1401 Ash St., Scranton.

For directions or to send an online condolence, visit

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Robert C. Jones, funeral director.
Published in Scranton Times on Nov. 12, 2012