Jeanette Adkins (nee Patkus) passed away on July 1, 2017. She was 81. Born in Warwick, N.Y., she lived most of her life in Kearny. Visiting will be on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. in the Armitage Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. Mass at 12 noon in Our Lady of Sorrows and burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.
Jeanette was a sales manager at Macys in Newark and worked as an office manager for Dr. Manginelli in Irvington. Wife of the late Darwyn Adkins, she is themother of Gary Blake Adkins (Jennifer), Darren Joseph Adkins (Deborah) and Kimberle Ann Adkins. Sister of Barbara Schroeder and the late Joseph and Todd Patkus, she is also survived by her grandchildren Jon, Michele, Meghan, Jillian and Stephen along with many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers kindly consider a donation to Center for Hope Hospice in Scotch Plains or St. Judes Childrens Hospital.