Maureen C. Sylvester Jenkins, 83, of Belle Vernon, Rostraver Twp, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Canonsburg Hospital. Born August 25, 1935 in N. Charleroi, PA she was the daughter of the late Reno and Bernadine Davis Sylvester. A lifelong resident of Belle Vernon, Mrs. Jenkins was a member of St. Sebastian R.C. Church. Maureen worked in retail sales at the former Labels, Tri County Plaza and Kaufmann’s Dept. Store. She also played in numerous card clubs throughout the Mon Valley and was an avid reader.
She is survived by a daughter & son in law Erin & Bruce Sakalik of South Strabane Twp, a son, Shawn Jenkins, brother & sister in law Michael & Elaine Sylvester of Belle Vernon, grandchildren, Alexandra Sakalik and Jonathan Sakalik. She is preceded in death by her sister Valerie Sylvester Rathe.
Visitation will be held Sunday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations, Family Owned and Operated, 626 Broad Avenue, Belle Vernon 724-929-6183.
Prayers of Transfer will be held Monday at 9:30 am in the funeral home followed by funeral mass at 10:00 am at St. Sebastian R.C. Church with the Rev. Michael J. Crookston as celebrant. Interment will take place in Belle Vernon Cemetery. Members of St. Sebastian parish will pray the rosary on Sunday at 3:00 pm. Condolences accepted at the funeral home’s website, www.parzynskifuneralhome.com
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