Annie (Halket) Jenkins

by Laurel | January 27th, 2007

[Note: this obituary was adapted from the 28 May 1957 edition of the Holyoke Transcript. This person happens to be a connection in my own genealogy files, though not a direct one. Still, if you are related, do drop a line and say hello.]

Mrs. Annie (Halket) Jenkins, 84, of 133 Sargeant St., died this morning in Westfield State Hospital, Westfield after a short illness. She was the widow of William C. Jenkins.

Mrs. Jenkins, a native of Glasgow, Scotland, was born Septemeber 14, 1872, and came to this country and to Holyoke 64 years ago. She lived here since.

She held membership in the First Presbyterian church and also belonged to Group W. of the church and the Daughters of Caledonia.

Her survivors are two sons, Robert H., of Lowell and Alvin D., of this city; a daughter, Mrs. Mary I. Greene of this city; four granchildren, five great granchildren, two brothers William Halket and James Halket of this city; a sister, Mrs. Isabelle Staats of Delanco, N.J., and several neices and nephews.

The funeral will be held at the Alger Funeral Home Friday afternoon. Rev. Alan W. Carlsten will officiate. Burial will be in Forestdale Cemetery.

Calling hours at the funeral home, Wednesday and Thursday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

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