GOUVERNEUR -- John R. Jenne Jr. and known as JR or Junior, 38, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at his home.
John was born in Bronx, NY on January 12, 1980, the son of John Jenne Sr. and Denise Jenne. John later on resided in Gouverneur with his mother.
He attended school at Hugh C. Williams in Canton and part of the BOCES program taking Auto Mechanics. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, working on cars, but most of all, he loved being a Dad. John’s time was devoted into taking care of his children and spending every free moment fishing and swimming with them. If he wasn’t spending time with his kids he was helping out fellow friends and family. Those who knew John were impacted by his large presence.
John is survived by his six children, Jacob R. Jenne, Garry J. Jenne, Elizabeth R. Jenne, Patrick S. Jenne, Haiden A. Jenne, Isaiah C. Jenne, and with one entering the world. Also survived by his mother Denise Jenne and his father John Jenne Sr.. He is also survived his brother Mario P. Plaza III and his sister Monique M. Smith including nieces Milaglos A. Smith, Miranda I. Smith, and a nephew James M. Trombley Jr., and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Calling hours are on Saturday, February 17th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with a funeral service to follow at 1:00pm at the Green Funeral Home in Gouverneur with Pastor Bob LaVeck of Christian Fellowship Church officiating.
Donations in John’s honor can be made to the Christian Fellowship Church located in Gouverneur.