Jay Jenkins

Jay R Jenkins

Friday, January 24th, 1986 - Friday, May 1st, 2020
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Obituary

Jay R. Jenkins died accidentally on May 1, 2020. He was 34.
Jay was born in Honesdale, PA on January 24, 1986 son to the late Linda Lou (Dakey) and Thomas Harrison Jenkins, raised and lived in Aldenville, PA moving to Berkeley Heights before moving to Warren 3 years ago.
Jay was a graduate of Western Wayne High School, and received a BA from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.
He was self employed and known as a "Jack of all Trades", he loved bird watching, woodcraft, antiquing, and collecting coins and lanterns.
Jay is survived by his wife Jessica (Fricke) Jenkins, his newborn son Thomas Jeffrey Jenkins, his grandmother Marjorie Dankey, 2 brothers Thomas "Mick" and his wife Amanda, and Kurt and his wife Caitlin, and a sister Shari and her husband Shaun Franklin. He is also survived my numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
A Virtual Visitation will be Thursday, May 7, 2020 from 4-7 PM at the Valley Memorial Funeral Home 1012 Valley Rd., Gillette, NJ. A Service of Prayer will be offered at 4:00 PM with Fr. Richard Carton officiating. Services will be with a Zoom invitation only. A private family visitation will be held at Jenkins-Howell Funeral Home in Waymart, PA on Friday. Cremation is private. Memorial contributions may be made to the NJ Sharing Network at njsharingnetwork.org or gofundme at gofundme.com/f/jessica-amp-tommy-memorial-fund-for-jay-jenkins. For more information and online condolences visit valleymemorialfuneralhome.net or jenkinshowellfuneralhome.com

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, May 7th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Thursday, May 7th, 2020 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Valley Memorial Funeral Home
    Address
    1012 Valley Rd
    GILLETTE, NJ 07933
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Visitation will be virtual with a Zoom invitation.
  • Service

    Thursday, May 7th, 2020 | 4:00pm
    When
    Thursday, May 7th, 2020 4:00pm
    Location
    Valley Memorial Funeral Home
    Address
    1012 Valley Rd
    GILLETTE, NJ 07933
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Service will be virtual with a Zoom Invitation
    Officiant
    Father Richard Carton
  • Interment

    Location
    Private
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Jimmy

Posted at 07:43pm
Planting a tree in honor of someone would not be fitting for anyone more so than Jay. I still cant believe this. I love you Jay!
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Kathy and Tara Hamberger

Posted at 05:20pm
We are thinking of you Jess and praying to God that he will give you the strength you will need to survive this devestating time. We Love You!
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Dolores Sonia

Posted at 08:34am
I am so sorry! May the happiness of your memories bring you peace. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. 🙏
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Linda Ericson

Posted at 09:53pm
My deepest condolences. May your heart and soul find peace and comfort.
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Alan & Diana Dakey

Posted at 08:39pm
Remembering you and Jay in our minds and in our hearts.
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