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Marie S. Jenkins

October 18, 1937 ~ May 7, 2019 (age 81)

Marie S. Jenkins, 81, of Downingtown, PA, passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Marie was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Daniel and Cecelia Shaughnessy.

Marie had a true appreciation for the beauty of life. She enjoyed visiting Longwood Gardens, and tending to her garden. She remained active, constantly on the go with her friends going out to lunch, and taking trips to Lancaster. She loved to travel, from exploring the different regions of the United States to the beauty of the mountains in Switzerland and Austria. In her professional life, she was a successful realtor.

Marie is survived by her daughter Deborah Hartzell (Craig), 4 granddaughters; Shelby Lance (Kevin), Taryn, Alexis, and Brielle Hartzell, and 4 great grandchildren; Elias, Gavin, Makenna, and Harper Lance.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her late husband Walter E. Jenkins, and four siblings

An evening viewing will be held on Friday, May 10, 2019, 6-8pm, at the James J. Terry Funeral Home, 736 E. Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335, and again on Saturday morning, May 11th, 9:15am-10:15am, followed by a funeral service at 10:30am. Interment St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Kennett Square, PA.

In lieu of flowers, a donation in Marie’s name can be made to the Smile Train. 

Donations may be made to:

Smile Train
Web: https://my.smiletrain.org/donation/donate/givenow

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