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85, of Harrisonburg, passed away on Sunday, December 10, 2017, at his home with his family by his side. Mr. Jenkins was born December 23, 1931 in Johnstown, Pa. and was the son of the late Rose Biondo Jenkins. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Samuel Jenkins. Tony came to the Valley to work for Dunham Bush in the early 70's. He went on to own and operate businesses in Virginia and Pennsylvania. He was an avid coin collector and loved to cook Italian dishes passed down from his mother's family. He is survived by his wife, Betty Helquist Jenkins, whom he loved very much. They were married since July 20, 1985. He is also survived by a daughter, Margaret H Jenkins and a step-daughter, Rosemarie Riggleman and husband, Steve. Also surviving are two step-grandchildren, Evan and Whitney Riggleman. A funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, December 15, 2017, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Harrisonburg. Entombment will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Memorial contributions can be made to Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 154 N. Main St., Harrisonburg, VA, 22802. Condolences may be shared at www.kygers.com.
Published on December 12, 2017
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