Barbara J. Jenkins, 54, a lifelong resident of Nashua, NH passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at St. Joseph Hospital, Nashua following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born April 7, 1959 in Nashua, a daughter of the late William L. and Geraldine C. (Healy) Malette.
Mrs. Jenkins worked for the Nashua School System for 10 years and coached youth basketball for Nashua for 15 years. She was also a breast cancer survivor. Her proudest moments included all the times shared with her loving husband, son, daughter, brother and sisters. Her family was her life.
She is survived by her husband of 34 years; Robert F. Jenkins, Jr. of Nashua, a son; Christopher M. Jenkins and his wife Kathleen of Dracut, MA, a daughter; Darci M. Jenkins of Chicago, IL, two sisters; Sandra Plamondon and her husband Roger of Morresville, NC and Maureen O'Neill of Tampa, FL and by a brother; Michael Malette and his wife Diana.
Visiting hours was held Friday, April 26, 2013 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm in the Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home, 26 Kinsley St., Nashua. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated 11:00am on Saturday in St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 777 W. Hollis St., Nashua. Interment will follow in St. Louis Cemetery, 752 W. Hollis St., Nashua.