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Louis Jennings (1952-2007)

Louis Jennings Sr. Obituary

Louis I. Jennings Sr., 54, a resident of the East End section of Wilkes-Barre, died Wednesday, May 2, 2007, in the Inpatient Unit, Hospice Community Care, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of the late William and Anna Evans Jennings and was a graduate of Coughlin High School, Class of 1970.

He had been employed by International Color Press, Wilkes-Barre; Thermolator, West Pittston; Intermetro Industries and the Wyoming Valley Health Care System, both of Wilkes-Barre. Currently, he was a corrections officer at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility, Wilkes-Barre.

He was a member of the East End Primitive Methodist Church, Wilkes-Barre; Fidelity Lodge 655, F&AM, Wilkes-Barre; Keystone Consistory, A.A.S.R., Scranton; Irem Shrine, Dallas; and the Greater Wilkes-Barre Shrine Club.

He had also served as cub master of Pack 93 and scoutmaster of Troop 93, Wilkes-Barre. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping and was an avid outdoorsman.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Jennings and sister, Lorraine Campbell. He is survived by his wife of 29 years, the former Julie Gannon; daughters, Tara L. Jennings, of Austin, Texas, and Tiffany Jennings, of Wilkes-Barre; son, Louis I. Jennings Jr., and his wife, Lisa, of Pittston; grandchildren, Kahlan E. Dold and Lindlea M. Jennings; brothers, William G. Jennings, of Wilkes-Barre; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday from the H. Merritt Hughes Funeral Home Inc., 451 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, with the Rev. Marty Garms, pastor of East End Primitive Methodist Church, Wilkes-Barre, officiating. Cremation will be at Maple Hill Crematory, Hanover Township. Friends may call Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. The Fidelity Lodge will conduct Masonic services at 7 p.m. Friday

   The Times Leader (Wilkes-Barre, PA) - May 3, 2007

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