Henry "Hank" Andrew Jenkins

September 10, 1926July 18, 2013
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Henry “Hank” Jenkins, 86 of Pompton Plains, NJ, formerly of Denville, passed away surrounded by his loving family on July 18, 2013. Hank was born in Morristown, NJ and lived in Sparta, NJ for 47 years. He was a US Navy Veteran of WWll. He worked for 36 years for the Prudential Insurance Company retiring in 1993. He was Past Master (1963) of Mountain Lakes, Lodge #258 of the F&AM. He was a former member of the Denville and Newton Rotary Clubs and was a former President of Beach #4 at Lake Mohawk, NJ. Hank was a member of the Volunteer Fire Department in Denville where he served as Chief in 1961. He was active in the Denville sports community for many years. He obtained his private pilot’s license in 1992 at the age of 70. Hank is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Betty (nee Liermann) Jenkins, daughter Kathleen Paxton and her husband Robert, son Richard and his wife Ann and son Kevin and his wife Susan; brother Robert Jenkins and his wife Helen and sister Dolores Jenkins. He is also survived by grandchildren: Robert lll, Marisa, and Brett Paxton, Angela, Katie, Lisa, and Alan Jenkins, Megan and Daniel Jenkins and 7 loving great-grandchildren. Friends may call Monday, July 22, 2013 from 5-7pm at the Goble Funeral Home, 22 Main St., Sparta, NJ 07871. A funeral service will be held at 7:30pm Monday. Please make a donation to: St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 332 N. Lauderdale St., Memphis, TN 38105.


  • Visitation: Monday, July 22, 2013
  • Funeral Service: Monday, July 22, 2013

Henry "Hank" Andrew Jenkins

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michael ward

July 29, 2013

I am very sad to hear of Hank's passing. My prayers are with you Betty. Hank you sure where a funny guy!

Krysta Guelph

July 24, 2013

I'm so sorry to hear that Henry has passed... please call me if you need anything at all.... I wish I knew about the service and I wouldve been there... missed u guys on sun and mon. I thought that maybe u were getting something fixed again.. love you

Maisie Douma

July 22, 2013

Betty, So sorry to hear about Hank he was a great person and will be miss my many. My Thought and Prayer are with you and your family. Maisie Douma

July 21, 2013

Dear Betty and family.......So sorry for your loss. I have many good memories of working with Hank at Pru, and the good times I spent with both of you. My thoughts and prayers are will you all. Love, Ellie Dyrness

Steve & Shelley Cors

July 20, 2013

Dear Betty & family,
Our heartfelt condolences go out to you at this most difficult time. Our memories of Hank will always be with us. He was a wonderful person that always made us laugh. With Sincere Sympathy,