Rena Belle Wilkins

August 5, 1926 ~ March 18, 2019 (age 92)


Rena Belle Wilkins (nee Corliss) passed away on Monday, March 18th, 2019. She was 92 years old. 

Rena was born in Bethlehem, New Hampshire. In 1951 she moved to Jersey City, and then on 1972 the family moved to Kearny. Most recently Rena was living in Hazlet at an assisted living facility.

Rena was the daughter of the late Alfred E. Corliss and Viola Washburn Nelson. She was predeceased by her husband, Dana C. Wilkins, and 9 brothers. She leaves behind to cherish her memory her three children, David Wilkins and his wife Maritza, Willard Wilkins and his wife Margerite and Sheila Jernstedt; three siblings, George Corliss and his wife Sonya, Myrtle Ledoux and her husband John and Vera Gawel and her husband Fabian; seven grandchildren and one deceased grandchild, and many great-grandchildren.

Relatives & friends are invited to attend the Funeral on Friday, 3/22. Visiting will be from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at the funeral home. Interment to follow at Arlington Cemetery, Kearny.


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March 22, 2019

10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Evergreen Funeral Home
159 Garrison Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306

March 22, 2019

1:00 PM
Arlington Cemetery
748 Schuyler Avenue
Kearny, NJ 07032

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