Passed on: January 18th, 2016
It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce another Angel has received her wings. Leah Jenkins, known to most as Aunt Leah, eldest child of the late William and Susanna Collins of Victoria, NL was received into God’s heavenly arms on Monday, January 18, 2016. She leaves to mourn her children: Brenden (Shirley), Jane, Albert (June), Robert, Rudy (Doreen), Claudine, Marilyn, Caroline (Ron), Wade (Denise), Clyde (Leone) and Roy; daughters-in-law: Joanne and Joan; brothers: Will (Elsie) and Wilson (Florence); brother-in-law: Randolph; sisters-in-law: Jenny, Mary and Claudine (Howard); 22 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews as well as a large circle of family and friends from NL to BC and beyond. Special niece, friend and confidant, whom she loved dearly and who, when said “Give Aunt Leah a kiss and hug from me” always put a smile on Mom’s face. God bless you Ada Deering and many thanks from the Jenkins family. Predeceased by husband; Alex (1961); parents: William and Susanna, sons: Vern and Buster (James); sons-in-law: Blair and John; grandchildren: Richard, Justin and Allen; siblings: Molly, Lizzie (Harold), Linda, Hayward, Ada and William and brother-in-law: Howard. The funeral service took place at Bethany United Church and Cemetery, Carbonear, on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 2 p.m. The Family received relatives and friends at Slade’s Funeral Home, Powell Drive, Carbonear, Friday and Saturday. In lieu of flowers, donations were made to Bethany United Church. Condolences may be written to the family at: sladesfuneralhome.ca . For any further information please call Slade’s Funeral Home, Carbonear at 596-1212. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Slade’s Funeral Home, serving Carbonear, Upper Island Cove, Bay Roberts and surrounding area.