Obituary, Harry Joseph Jenkins, Jr.

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Harry Joseph Jenkins, Jr., 98, a lifelong resident of Amenia, NY, died on Wednesday, October 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, NY. Born on March 17, 1924 in Amenia, NY, 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 August 4, 1962 in Pawling, NY, 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 (Stephanie) Jenkins of Syracuse, NY and three nieces, Janet (Bill) Kelly of Elgin,Texas, Lynn (Todd) Smith of Tin Top, Texas and Mary Ellen (Lee) Danielson 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, November 9, 2022 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, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to Hudson Valley Hospice, 374 Violet Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 or online at To send the family an online condolence, please visit

Author: Harlem Valley News