Jennie Jenkins Bartron

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TUNKHANNOCK — Jennie Jenkins Bartron, 93, of Tunkhannock, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014.

Born in Washington Township on July 3, 1920, she was the second of 10 children born to the late George and Stella Winnie Jenkins.

Jennie, with her husband, Stark, founded Bartron Supply in 1948. She was a member of the Tunkhannock United Methodist Church, Tunkhannock Women's Club and Tyler Hospital Auxiliary. Her greatest joy in life was to spend time with her family. She will always be remembered for her stories and recollections.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, J. Stark Bartron, in 1990; two sisters, Margaret Claypoole and Kate Monsey; and two brothers, James "Jim" Jenkins and Ken "Mick" Jenkins.

Jennie is survived by her children, Janice Gay, Henderson, Nev.; Judy Bartron, Tunkhannock, and J. Stark and his wife, Jane Bartron II, Tunkhannock; grandchildren, Rick and Debbie Gay, Tunkhannock; Bryan and Lynda Gay, Las Vegas; Daniel Gay, Tunkhannock; Lisa Edwards, Baltimore; Bekah and Ron Frisco, Falls; J. Stark Bartron III, Tunkhannock, and Josh and Amy Bartron, Tunkhannock; sisters, Hazel (Jeff) Martinson and Betty Monsey; brothers, Earl "Bud" and Jo Jenkins, Jack and Cathy Jenkins, Jerry and Carol Jenkins; 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with Pastor Peter Geschwindner officiating. A gathering of friends and family will be held 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Tunkhannock United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 447, Tunkhannock; Tunkhannock Ambulance, P.O. Box 133, Tunkhannock; or Humane Society of Wyoming County, P.O. Box 478, Tunkhannock.

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Sheldon - Kukuchka Funeral Home - Tunkhannock
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Tunkhannock, PA 18657
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Published in Times Leader from Feb. 5 to Feb. 6, 2014