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Mabel Jenkins

May 23, 1923 — April 23, 2021

Mabel W. Jenkins, 97, Shavertown, passed away Friday, April 23, 2021 at The Meadows Nursing Center, Dallas. Born in West Hazelton, she was the daughter of the late Norris and Anna Mary Welliver Jenkins and was a graduate of Hazelton High School and East Stroudsburg College with a Master’s degree in Physical Education.

Mabel was a member of The Shavertown United Methodist Church. She was a physical education teacher with Dallas High School before her retirement and was also the girls basketball and hockey coach. Some of Mabel’s favorite activities were traveling, antique collecting, and her cat, Whitley.

Mabel is survived by her friend, Jennie Hill, Shavertown. Brother, David Jenkins, and nephews, David IV and Jeffrey Jenkins and care giver Bev Crispell.

Funeral services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Dallas. Arrangements are under the direction of The Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas, Pa. 18612. Donations if desired may be made to The Shavertown United Methodist Church, c/o 163 N. Pioneer Ave., Shavertown, Pa., 18708 or The Shavedrtown Fire Company, c/o 170 Na. Main Street, Shavertown, Pa. 18708. Online condolences can be sent to

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