Theresa M. Andrzejczak Jenks

March 18th, 1929 - December 24th, 2018

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     Theresa M. (Andrzejczak) Jenks, 89, of Ere, passed away Monday, December 24, 2018 at St. Mary’s Home of Erie.

     She was born on March 18, 1929 in Erie, daughter of the late Alexander and Antoinette (Mitkowski) Andrzejczak.

     Theresa was married to her husband, Richard F. Jenks, Sr., for over 50 years, she loved her Polish heritage, her Catholic faith and her parish family.  She worked along with her husband in their business, Route Sales of Nibble with Gibbles Potato Chips for many years.  In addition to caring for her home and family.  In later years she enjoyed the many cards, letters and pictures of the new “arrivals” into the family.  Her Sunday afternoons were spent listening to Polka music on the radio.  She was a member of St. Stanislaus Church, St. Stan’s Mom’s Club, Altar Society and enjoyed working on Parish Days.

     Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard F. Jenks, Sr. in 2002; son, Richard A. Jenks, Jr.; sisters, Sophie Andrzejczak, Helen Heiter and Angela Staszewski; brothers, John, Felix, Frank, Stanley, Edward, Carl, Harry and Alexander Andrzejczak.

     She is survived by her daughters, Patricia A. Jenks of Erie and Marcia M. Jenks of Erie; several nieces and nephews, cousins and her parish family.

     Friends may call at the Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, Pine Avenue Branch, 845 East 38th Street on Friday from 1:00 to 4:00 and are invited to attend a prayer service at the funeral home on Saturday at 9:30 followed by a funeral mass at St. Stanislaus Church at 10:00 a.m. 

     Entombment will be at Holy Family Mausoleum at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

     Memorials may be made to St. Stanislaus Church, 516 East 13th Street, Erie, PA 16503 or a charity of one’s choice.

     Condolences may be expressed at www.bruggerfuneralhomes.com.