John Jenks

Obituary of John Jenks

Kendall: John W. Jenks, age 69, passed away on February 8th, 2017 at Rochester General Hospital after a long battle with various illnesses. He was born on November 6, 1947 in Albion, NY to the late Andrew and Georgianna (Bartlett) Jenks and would remain in the area his entire life.

In his spare time, John enjoyed hunting, farming, playing guitar, singing, dancing and coloring. He raised a lot of children, although never having any of his own. He was “Uncle John” to many and will be remembered for his caring and loving personality that he had even though he was stern. John was also a member of the VFW Post 202 in Holley.

John was predeceased by his siblings; William, Caroline, Mary, Harriet, Andrew, Laverne, Arnold, Alfred, Griffith and Donald.

John is survived by his loving wife Brenda, siblings; Jeanice Passarell, Oliver Jenks, Shirley (Paul) Wilkins, grandchildren; Christen Williams, Erianna Hernandez, Daniel Williams III, Dylan Williams, as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

There are no prior calling hours. A graveside service will be held at Hillside Cemetery in Holley on May 31st at 11:00am with military honors.

Memorial contributions in John’s name may be made to The American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123.