Margaret Ruth Jenks

Hanover, N.H. — Margaret Ruth Jenks (Courtemanche), 83, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Wheelock Terrace in Hanover. She was born on May 7, 1930, a daughter of the late Joseph and Merilda (La Sard) Courtemanche. Mrs. Jenks grew up in Lebanon, N.H. and married Stanley Edward Jenks on May 27, 1950.

Following Mr. Jenks service in the Air Force, the couple lived in Colorado until 1964 before moving to Plainfield where the couple lived until 2009. Margaret was devoted and unending in her love and support for Stanley. She shared a life of Hope, Faith, Love and Trust with her family and encouraged others to live their lives with the same spirit.

Mrs. Jenks was predeceased by her husband, Stanley Edward Jenks and her brother, William J. Courtemanche. She is survived by her son, Richard D. Jenks of Bridgewater, Vt.; a granddaughter, Crystal Jenks Aber of Pine City, N.Y.; a grandson, Richard D. Jenks, Jr. of Quechee, Vt., a grandson, Adam Jenks of Enfield, N.H.; seven great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to a graveside service on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Lebanon, N.H.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Mrs. Jenks name to Sacred Heart Church, 2 Hough Street, Lebanon, NH 03766

Arrangements are under the direction of Ricker Funeral Home & Crematory of Lebanon and Enfield.