Death Notices & Obituaries

Patrick Jenkins

JENKINS PATRICK. Suddenly but peacefully, at home, on Friday, 26th January, 2018, Pat, beloved and loving husband of Mona, devoted father and grandfather. Fortified by rites of Holy Church, R.I.P. Reception and vigil at St Andrew's R.C. Church, Bearsden on Friday, 16th February at 6pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday, 17th February at 10am, followed by service at Glasgow Crematorium, Maryhill. All are warmly invited. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Mary's Meals will be greatly received in collection boxes in porch at back of church in memory of Pat.



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    In memory of my dad, Pat, the man with the cap. ...I will remember my dad as a cheery and bright man...always positive and upbeat-come on Davey he’d say - you know what you're doing - your good at what you do’ - and i’d get through whatever it was because my dad told me so...he was always right - and worrying never helps. -He was always busy in the garden whistling or tuning-in his air band radio listening to air traffic control on final approach whilst pottering in the greenhouse... or being creative and inventive in his garage workshop... keeping busy - active - tinkering - non-stop taking-it-apart - putting-it-together- again - he was alive and cheery all the time. I will remember my dad as courteous, eager to help and always the Gentleman. Polite and had time to help anyone in need of help and acted on it accordingly - nothing was too much of a problem ‘ don’t worry, he'd say’ or night, rain or snow, near or far. My dad would always be there for those he cared about with his cap on ready to help. He cared deeply for his sister Sadie visiting regularly, and not leave her without fixing something in her house, or he’d be over at John and Dorothy’s re-wiring under their floor or down at Lisa's fixing some lights - or tirelessly travelling down to ours with mum. in our garden with his orange boiler suit trimming the hedges of surrey to a fine thing. He would always be there. I will remember my dad as an adventurous and sociable man. My dad loved the outdoors, fresh air, and swimming in the sea. As a young man he loved rambling and climbing hills all around here, but would often hop on a train from Queen Street at weekends with his beloved pal and brother-in-law Alan - straight to Arrochar for a bit of hill climbing - only to scramble up to the top - get the photo - and scramble back down quickly to catch the train back for teatime. In my dads later years and up until only a few weeks ago, he still maintained the desire to be outside and
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