In Memory Of

Mrs. Mary Skinner

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Mary Skinner Wenk

January 17, 1930- April 24, 2022

Wenk, Mary Skinner, 92, of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida and Westhampton Beach, New York, passed away peacefully on April 24, 2022, surrounded by her children. Born in Manhattan, New York on January 17, 1930, daughter of James and Mary Skinner. Beloved wife of Donald D. Wenk for 69 years. Cherished by her children, Donald Jr. (Clare) Wenk, Mary Beth (Charles) Austin-Trunz, Mary Ellen (Keith) Fell, Mary Jane Wenk, Mary Susan Wenk, James (Dianne) Wenk, Mary Pat (Mark) Lunden. Devoted grandmother to 21 grandchildren, 10-step grandchildren, and 26 great grandchildren. Attended St. Francis Xavier Grammar School and Sacred Heart High School in New York City; Marymount College in Tarrytown, New York. She spent the summers of her youth in Breezy Point, New York, where she met many of her lifelong friends, and the love of her life and husband, Donald Wenk. Married in 1952, Mary and Don raised their children in Roslyn, NY, Old Brookville, NY, and Westhampton Beach, NY. They loved to travel and saw the world together with all their great friends.

Mary worked tirelessly volunteering at St. Mary’s Catholic School and Church in Roslyn, New York, as well as St. Francis hospital in Roslyn, New York, and Meals on Wheels on Long Island. Mary was a gracious entertainer of family and friends. She was a talented artist, avid golfer, and loved the beach.

Mary was passionate in her lifelong faith in God, and her love for Mary, the Blessed Mother. She attended daily mass where she prayed for each one of her children, grandchildren, and friends.

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