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Roscoe F. Jenkins
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Roscoe F. Jenkins, 88, of Haverhill passed away Wednesday April 5, 2017 at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington.

He was born in Enfield, CT on June 10, 1928, son of the late Melvin H. and Ethel (Mortimer) Jenkins.

Roscoe’s family moved to Bradford when he was just 2 months old and was raised on the family farm on Boxford Road. He was educated in Haverhill and was employed at Stop & Shop for 20 years and 19 years at Busfield Oil. After retiring he drove school bus routes for the Haverhill and Pentucket school systems.

Roscoe was a former member of Pentucket Kiwanis and enjoyed the outdoors including gardening, hunting and horseback riding.

He is survived by his wife Joan E. Corbett, his 6 children Roscoe F. Jr. and his wife Sandra of Haverhill, Barbara Lee and her husband Keith Derusha of Dover, NH, Brenda C. and her husband Chris Christopher of Sandown, NH, Bryant M. and his wife Debra of West Newbury, Barry H. of Manchester, NH, and Shawn T. of West Newbury; 12 grandchildren including Jeremy C. Jenkins who was his constant companion and partner in crime, 1 great grandson as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his 9 siblings.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the calling hours on Sunday, April 9th from 2-5 PM at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St. Haverhill. His funeral service will be held on Monday, April 10th at 11:00 in the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery, Bradford. Contributions may be made to the Home Health VNA, 360 Merrimack St. Lawrence, MA 01843.

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2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home - Haverhill

106 Summer Street
Haverhill, MA 01830





11:00 AM
H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home - Haverhill

106 Summer Street
Haverhill, MA 01830

Cemetery Details


Elmwood Cemetery

94 Salem St.
Bradford, MA 01835

Memorial Contribution

Home Health VNA

360 Merrimack St.
Lawrence, MA 01843

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