Alice MaDonna Collins Jennings, 89, of 8674 SR6 Meshoppen, PA passed away Tuesday morning, March 27, 2012 peacefully at her daughter’s home surrounded by her loving family by her side. She was born Sept. 19, 1922 the daughter of the late Lewis and MaryLou Cain Collins.
Alice graduated from Wyalusing High School class of 1940. She was a dedicated homemaker and housewife for her five children and her late husband, LaVerne H. Jennings, who passed away October, 1987. She loved cooking and baking especially for her family. She also loved her Irish heritage. She took great pleasure in going to yard sales and having yard sales of her own. She enjoyed reading the newspapers. Most of all she loved spending time with her family.
Survivors include her children, Mary Ellen Madigan of Tunkhannock, Ed Jennings and his wife Vida of Stowell, Ann Clark and her husband Jeff of Lake Winola and Christine Jennings Reese of Meshoppen; her grandchildren Kim, Ronnie, Kellie, Megan, Danny, Elissa, Christopher, Patrick, Nicholas, Jessica, and John; great-grandchildren Marisa, Kyle, Ryan, MacKenzie, Ben, Mia, Logan, Caden, Kaylen, and Gabriella; sisters Delores Cullen and her husband John of Buffalo, NY and Margaret Kintner of Tunkhannock; as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins, great nieces, and great nephews.
Besides her husband she was preceded in death by her son Michael Jennings, grandson Casey Jennings, son-in-law Frederick Reese, sister and brother-in-law Helen and Eugene Yonchuck, and brotherin law William Kintner.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, March 30, at 10 a.m. at the St. Joachim’s Catholic Church in Meshoppen, with Father Joseph Manarchuck of the church officiating. Interment will be at the St. Anthony’s Cemetery in Stowell. Family and friends may call at the church at 9 a.m. until the time of the service.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make contributions may do so to St. Anthony’s Cemetery Association, c/o Edward Jennings, 141 SR4002, Laceyville, PA, 18623.