Edward John Jenkins Sr.


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1. Anna D. Jane Coller

Edward John Jenkins Sr. 1 3

  • Born: 3 Jul 1917, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 1 3
  • Marriage (1): Anna D. Jane Coller on 16 Jul 1949 in Sunbury Twp.: Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Northumberland, PA 1 2
  • Died: 11 Sep 1996, Salisbury Twp., Lehigh, PA at age 79 1 3
  • Buried: Anville: Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 3

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Obituary: The Morning Call: obituary of Edward J. Jenkins on 13 Sep 1996 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 1 Edward J. Jenkins, 79, of 1223 Washington St., Whitehall Township, died Wednesday, Sept. 11, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Anna D. "Jane" (Coller) Jenkins. They were married 47 years in July.

He was a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service for 41 years, delivering in the Shenandoah area, before retiring in 1977.

Born in Shenandoah, he was a son of the late William and Ellen (McCormick) Jenkins.

He was a member of St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, Fullerton.

He was a founding member of the Shenandoah Valley Boosters Club and a coach in the Shenandoah Little League.

He was an Army veteran of World War II.

Survivors: Wife; sons, John of North Catasauqua and Edward in Florida; daughters, Ellen of Park Place, Schuylkill County, Ann, wife of Daniel Pascavage of Delano, Schuylkill County, and Marie, wife of John Beacher of Whitehall Township, and six grandchildren.

Services: At convenience of the family. No calling hours. Arrangements, Weber Funeral Home, 502 Ridge Ave., Allentown.

Edward married Anna D. Jane Coller on 16 Jul 1949 in Sunbury Twp.: Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Northumberland, PA.1 2 (Anna D. Jane Coller was born on 14 Mar 1925 in Mahanoy City, Schuylkill, PA,2 4 died on 18 Oct 2001 in Mahanoy City, Schuylkill, PA 4 and was buried in Anville: Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 4.)


1 <i>Morning Call (Allentown, PA)</i>, 13 Sep 1996, page B-8. Obituary of Edward J. Jenkins.

2 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMZZ-12J Edward J Jenkins and Anna D Coller, 16 Jul 1949; citing , Schuyl, Pennsylvania, United States; FHL microfilm 2134216.

3 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=833963.

4 <i>Find A Grave</i>, ww.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=16712369.

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