On October 4, 2023, the city of Petersburg was plunged into mourning as news broke about the untimely passing of a beloved resident, Jennifer Younkers. Known for her radiant smile, contagious laughter, and compassionate nature, Jennifer’s death has left a profound void in the hearts of those who knew her.
Who was Jennifer Younkers?
Jennifer was more than just a resident of Petersburg; she was an integral part of the community. A devoted wife to Darin and a loving mother to Ayden, 11, and Colleen, 8, Jennifer was the epitome of a family woman. Her home was filled with love, laughter, and warmth, reflecting her nurturing and caring spirit. Jennifer’s friendly demeanor made her a favorite among her peers, with many remembering her for her empathy and genuine kindness.
How did Jennifer Younkers die?
While the circumstances surrounding Jennifer’s death have not been publicly disclosed, it is known that she passed away on October 4, 2023. Her sudden departure has shocked the community, leaving many in a state of disbelief and sorrow.
Jennifer Younkers died, What was the Cause of her Death?
The cause of Jennifer’s death remains undisclosed at this time. This information is typically released by the family or the relevant authorities at a later date. The community respects the privacy of Jennifer’s family during this difficult time and awaits further details as they become available.
If you are able to please consider donating to this sweet family, if you are unable to donate please share. I did not have the pleasure of knowing Jen well, but any time she seen me there was always a “hey Steph!” and a smile. The heartbreak of this loss is felt deeply through our little community, and unimaginably deeper still to those who held her close. Jens little family is made of two beautiful babies, ages 11 & 8 and her husband who has been by her side for 20+ years. They need all of the support we can provide. If you aren’t able to donate, please send thoughts / prayers / good vibes to her family.
Amy Barrington is organizing this fundraiser.
Click link:- gofund.me
Jennifer Younkers Funeral Arrangements
Jennifer will be laid to rest at Hurley Funeral Home in Petersburg on Monday, October 9, 2023, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, at 1:00 PM, again at the funeral home. Pastor Ryan Edgecombe will officiate. Rosehill Cemetery in Petersburg will be the site of the funeral.
Jennifer Younkers Obituary
Jennifer is survived by her husband, Darin, and their two children, Ayden and Colleen. She will forever be remembered as a beacon of kindness and compassion, whose love for her family knew no bounds. Jennifer’s contagious laughter and friendly demeanor touched the lives of all those around her, and her memory will live on in the hearts of her loved ones.
I still don’t believe it!! You have been there through every stage of my life!! You were my first best friend and my cousin. I don’t know how to handle you not being here and I’ve been hoping all day that this would be some sick joke! All the random messages and phone calls. The night spent laughing and just being our goofy selves. I love you more then I could ever put into words. You were far too young to leave this world!! Fly high girl 😭 RIP Jennifer Younkers
In this time of grief, her family requests that their privacy be respected. A memorial service will be held in her honor, with details to be announced at a later date.
If you would like to donate to the Younkers Family Fund – there has been an account/fund set-up at Petefish, Skiles & Co. in Petersburg. If you have any questions please let me know. I’m happy to facilitate or Neil can assist in anyway. Hug your babies, call your mom, smile at a stranger. Be more like Jennifer. Lots of love – spread it freely. Keeping the kids and Jen’s husband and family in our hearts and prayers.
The untimely passing of Jennifer Younkers is a significant loss for the Petersburg community. As we mourn her departure, we also celebrate her life and the joy she brought to those around her. Jennifer’s legacy of love, compassion, and friendship will continue to inspire those who knew her, even in her absence.