Patricia Jenkins

August 5, 1937 - May 9, 2017
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Patricia Cross Jenkins, 79, of Dover, died peacefully in her home on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 while surrounded by her loving family.

A daughter of the late Frank and Norma (Bigler) Cross, Patricia was born August 5, 1937 at Inkster, Michigan.

Patricia graduated from Midvale High School in 1955. Then on May 16, 1956, …

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Patricia Cross Jenkins, 79, of Dover, died peacefully in her home on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 while surrounded by her loving family.

A daughter of the late Frank and Norma (Bigler) Cross, Patricia was born August 5, 1937 at Inkster, Michigan.

Patricia graduated from Midvale High School in 1955. Then on May 16, 1956, she married the love of her life, Alan Thomas Jenkins, in Grace Lutheran Church at Dover. The couple raised four children, JoAnn, David, Barbara and Wendy and shared 57 years of marriage prior to Tom’s passing on April 22, 2014.

She was formerly employed at J.C. Penney and enjoyed crocheting, reading and playing solitaire as well as family gatherings and dining out with family and friends. Patricia especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is survived by her son, Dave (Robin) Jenkins of New Philadelphia; her daughters, Barbara Tomlinson of Dover and Wendy (Mike) Leach of New Philadelphia; her grandchildren, Michelle DePriest, Becca (Bud) Zurfley, Zach and Sarah Leach, Nathan and Morgan Jenkins and Macy Tomlinson; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Carol Huston of Tuscarawas and two brothers, Robert (Betty) Cross and Richard Cross both of Barnhill; a daughter-in-law, Sherri Liedtke of Dover; a sisters-in-law, Betty Lou Rothacher of California and Rhoda Jenkins of New Philadelphia and many nieces and nephews,

Patricia was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Tom; a daughter and two grandchildren, JoAnn and Amanda and Jonathan Durbin; two sisters, Virginia Campbell and Margie Marshall and four brothers, Thomas, Raymond, Jimmy and Larry Cross.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia. A funeral service celebrating Patricia’s life will follow at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Hugh Berry officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Burial Park at New Philadelphia. A luncheon will be held in the Geib Family Center at New Philadelphia following the committal service.

Contributions may be made in Patricia’s memory to Community Hospice of Tuscarawas County, 716 Commercial Avenue SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.

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Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017

Time: 9:30 am

End Time: 10:30 am

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Service Information

Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017

Time: 10:30 am

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017

Evergreen Burial Park

Address:

1520 Delaware Drive SE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

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Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017

Geib Family Center

Address:

116 2nd Street NE, New Philadelphia, OH, 44663

A luncheon will be held following the committal service.


Donation Information

Community Hospice

716 Commercial Ave. SW
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Betty Rothacher posted on 5/21/17

Pat was a wonderful wife to my brother, Tom; and a loving mother to her daughters, Joanne, Barbie, and Wendy; and to her son, David. Her family was her greatest joy. My deepest sympathy goes to them. They surrounded her with loving care.

 

Cheryl beckley posted on 5/12/17

To all in Aunt Pat's family... We are so sorry to hear of your loss, she and uncle tom (and of course margie and all those rascally other uncles!) were the main reason my Jb, her johnny, became the man i so loved and respected for our 35 yrs together... We miss them all...with love, hugs and prayers Cheryl Beckley (and traci tanya tianna and tamera)

 

vickie bland posted on 5/12/17

To Wendy and to the entire Jenkins family, we wish to extend our deepest sympathies for the loss of your mother. We were so saddened to hear of her passing. Very sorry, Greg & Vickie Bland & Norma Beach

 

frank leone posted on 5/12/17

to the family of ,PAT JENKINS ,you have my deepest sympathy ,in this time of sorrow

 

Bruce Leone posted on 5/11/17

To Pat's family ---- I want to express my sorrow for the loss of Pat . She was a very nice person, and always so friendly to me. and that beautiful smile ! I pray that her soul can rest in peace--- and I pray that her family can accept God's Will ! God Bless ! --- Cousin Bruce Leone

 

Dianna Whytsell posted on 5/11/17

David, Barb, Wendy & family's so sorry to hear about Aunt Pat. My Condolences and Prayers to you and your family's.

 

Cheryl & Tom Belknap posted on 5/10/17

Sorry to hear of your loss..PRAYERS to the family...

 

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