Marion E. Jenkins
Marion E. Jenkins
  • August 7, 1923 - January 7, 2018
  • Stuart, Florida

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Midge E. (Johnson) Jenkins, 94, of Stuart, FL, previously from Pocasset, MA passed

away on January 7th in hospice care at the Martin Nursing Restorative Center with family by her

side. She is survived by her husband of 66 years, John B. Jenkins. In addition, she is survived

by her 4 daughters; Nancy Jenkins of West Barnstable, Diane Jenkins and her husband James

Peters of La Pointe, WI, Marcia Walsh and her husband Michael of Harwichport, MA, and Elaine

Jenkins and her husband, Joe Lewis of Stratham, NH; 9 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren;

her grandson, Christopher Solarz and her siblings Pete Johnson, Ann Cushing, and Robert

"Bud" Johnson, predeceased her.

She graduated from Brockton High School and attended Westbrook College in Portland, ME

until she joined the Coast Guard during WWII. She spoke often about her service and felt proud

to have contributed. Several years ago both she and John, who is also a veteran, were sent on

a Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. to tour the memorials.

Although she grew up in Brockton, MA she spent many summers in her youth in Pocasset, MA

at their family summer home. In 1983 John and Midge snowbirded to Stuart, FL, until 2005.

Midge considered Cape Cod as her home, but with her delightful smile and comedic wit, she

formed close friends in her Stuart community. In addition to the many social events, she took

part in many of the activities offered, but her passion was in oil painting classes. Midge and

John display those paintings throughout their home. She also loved and looked forward every

year to the many family visits in the summer on the Cape in Harwichport, MA, and the many

winter visits from family in Florida.

A memorial service will be held at Midge's church, First United Methodist Church in Hobe

Sound, FL on Saturday, January 13th at 10:00am. Midge will be laid to rest in a family cemetery in East Bridgewater, MA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church,

10100 SE Federal Hwy, Hobe Sound, FL. 33455