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Harry Joseph Jenkins

AMENIA – Harry Joseph Jenkins, Jr., 98, a lifelong resident of Amenia, died on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022,  at his home. Mr. Jenkins worked in the accounting field his entire life and retired after many years as the Controller with Sullivan Highway Products in Monticello, New York.

Born on March 17, 1924, in Amenia,  he was the son of the late Harry Joseph Jenkins, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth (Johnson) Jenkins. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II in a field hospital in the Phillipines.

On Aug. 4, 1962, in Pawling, he married Evelyn Tompkins who died on April 8, 2010.

Mr. Jenkins participated in and was honored by several accounting management groups and was a member of the Amenia Historical Society and a past deacon of the former Amenia Presbyterian Church. Mr. Jenkins was a history buff who was interested in ancestry, a Fox News enthusiast, and an avid Republican.

He is survived by a nephew, Paul Jenkins and his wife, Stephanie, of Syracuse, New York, and three nieces, Janet Kelly and her husband, Bill, of Elgin,Texas; Lynn Smith and her husband, Todd, of Tin Top, Texas and Mary Ellen Danielson and her husband, Lee, of St. Augustine, Florida.

Besides his parents and wife, he was predeceased by three brothers, Edwin Alton Jenkins, John W. Jenkins and Marvin W. Jenkins.

Calling hours will be held from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9,  at Hufcut Funeral Home, 3159 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Amenia Island Cemetery in Amenia.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hudson Valley Hospice, 374 Violet Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 or online at https://www.hvhospice.org/. To send the family an online condolence, please visit www.hufcutfuneralhome.com.

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