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Full Name: Jack H. Atkins
Date of Death: Monday, April 11, 2022

Jack H. Atkins died on Monday night April 11 in Wayne, N.J., his hometown, after a very brief illness. He was 91. Born on September 9, 1930 in Paterson, N.J., the son of Max and Sadie (Kleiner) Atkins, Jack was a proud graduate of Eastside High School Paterson, Class of 1947. He later was graduated from Syracuse University and Temple University School of Dentistry. He served in the United States Air Force, honorably discharged as a Captain in 1957.  He was predeceased by his first wife Bea Pomerantz who he married in 1954, and by his second wife Diana Speranza who he married in 2008. He maintained a dental practice on Lafayette Ave in Hawthorne, N.J. until his retirement in 1999. Jack is survived by his beloved sister Verna Atkins, M.D. of  Wayne, his sons David and his wife Virginia Hutch of Stamford Connecticut,  Bobby and his wife Elizabeth Hayt of New York City, his grandson Hunter Atkins of Houston, Texas, and a raft of Atkins and Kleiner cousins to whom he was devoted. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to World Central Kitchen (donate.wck.org) to support feeding refugees from the war in Ukraine.  https://donate.wck.org/give/396273/#!/donation/checkout



Service Information

Wednesday, April 13, 2022  2:00 PM

Service at:
Riverside Cemetery
12 Market St, Saddle Brook, NJ 07663

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