Louise D. (Grant) Jenkins

June 24th, 2015

Louise D. (Grant) Jenkins, age 79, of Wilmington, passed away on June 23, 2015 at Wingate Rehabilitation Hospital and Residence in Reading following a lengthy illness.

Louise was born on December 6, 1935 in Boston, MA; she was the cherished daughter of the late George W. and Dorothy O. (Doty) Grant. Louise was raised in Saugus, MA and graduated from Saugus High School.

Louise worked as a Medical Transcriptionist at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital before her retirement.

Louise was a woman of great faith. In her spare time, she enjoyed studying the word of the Lord and donated her time as a Pioneer Girls leader at the Church. Louise also liked to read, listen to music and work on word search puzzles.

Louise will be remembered for her love of family. She was a devoted mother and grandmother. Her affection for her grandchildren will be truly missed.

Louise was the devoted mother of Theri Evitts and her husband Kenneth of Omaha, Nebraska, Michael Jenkins and his wife Christine of Carmel, ME, Mark Jenkins and his wife Shannon of Anacortes, WA, Scott Jenkins and his wife Lucy of Hanover and Paul Jenkins and his wife Sheetal of Wilmington, loving grandmother of Stephen, Joel, Jonathan, Liam, Elisabeth, Caitlin, Eric, Erin, Rori, Cara, Ravi and Kareena, cherished daughter of the late George W. and Dorothy O. (Doty) Grant, dear sister of Merri, Barbara, Pat and the late Frank.

Family and friends will gather for a Funeral Service on Tuesday, June 30th, at the Wilmington Congregational Church, 220 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington, at 10:00 a.m. Visiting hours will be held at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave., (Rt. 62) Wilmington, on Monday, June 29th, from 4-7 p.m.

Memorial donations in Louise’s name may be made to the Children’s Hospital, Attn: Development Office, 300 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA 02115.


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