Edmund Jenkins Ph.D.
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Edmund Charles Jenkins, Ph.D.
Edmund C. Jenkins, Ph.D., of Albany, N.Y., passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2021.
"Eddie" was the beloved father of E. Charles and William (his wife Sarah) and grandfather to Elijah and Isaiah. He is also survived by his former wife and friend Valerie Jenkins and his sister Mary E. Dvorznak.
Dr. Jenkins' career as a Research Scientist at the New York State Institute for Basic Research in Staten Island New York spanned fifty years. It included more than 230 peer-reviewed publications in the study of cytogenetics, Fragile X and developmental disorders.
Funeral services will be held privately. To leave a message for the family please visit www.McveighFuneralHome.com
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Joseph P. Kennedy Foundation.

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Published in Staten Island Advance on Feb. 19, 2021.
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February 20, 2021
my deepest sympathy goes to all the family. I have fondest memories of Eddie. I called several times on his cell phone but never got a response. The last time we talked eddie told me he did not feel well. Lord bless all.
valeria l. jenkins
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February 19, 2021
Rest In Peace, Dr.Jenkins.Thank you for all your work for our children ❤
Toni Pabon
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February 19, 2021
My husband and I met the Jenkins family through our dear friends the Mullens. We also shared an affiliation with Fordham. He was so proud of his family and was blessed with his grandchildren. He was honored by many for his contributions to science. A kind and gentle man.
Maureen Mccarthy
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